Monthly Archives: April 2015

//April

Periorbis – Employee skill levels

Believe it or not, getting the employee deck right was one of the most challenging aspects to designing Periorbis. We starting off believing that we could simply put in as many cards as we wanted and players would quickly sort out what was good for them and ignore the rest. It turns out that doesn't work very well! There are lots of things that need [...]

By | 2015-04-24T19:48:13+00:00 24 April 2015|Categories: Designer Diary, Developer tip, Game Design, Perihelion News, Periorbis|Comments Off on Periorbis – Employee skill levels

Periorbis – The asteroid track

Following the launch of our Kickstarter campaign, we've had a lot of questions and a number of suggestions about the asteroid track which makes up much of the main game board, and controls which of the asteroids is available to players on each turn of the game. It's fantastic to have people interested in Periorbis, and we love to hear your ideas and suggestions. [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:03:14+00:00 24 April 2015|Categories: Designer Diary, Developer tip, Game Design, Perihelion News, Periorbis|Comments Off on Periorbis – The asteroid track

Launching a Kickstarter campaign

Caught a little unprepared. (or how it feels to launch a Kickstarter campaign) Unprepared in a good way mind! Just now a notification has popped up on my phone to announce that Periorbis has raised £13,000 ($19,380) in less than two days on Kickstarter. I like Periorbis. The confidence and enthusiasm of the (international!) team we've developed and playtested it with is [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:03:14+00:00 20 April 2015|Categories: Kickstarter, Periorbis|Comments Off on Launching a Kickstarter campaign

Periorbis as a 2 player game

Periorbis works brilliantly as a 2 player game, providing lots of challenges and a really close finish. Read on to hear about a game we've just finished playing and some of the scenarios we faced. In an attempt to regain some dignity after my recent thrashing at Periorbis, I challenged Gareth to a rematch. Here's the highlights of how it went. The [...]

By | 2017-01-22T19:03:14+00:00 3 April 2015|Categories: Game Reports, Perihelion News, Periorbis|Comments Off on Periorbis as a 2 player game