DIY TCG/CCG

Since before the incredible itch of trading card games hit me, I have always wanted to design and play my own trading card game (TCG). After the introduction of Pok√©mon — which I was a casual collector of the cards but never actually played against anyone — I was hooked on the battle card concept….

Boargames and past-times of the 80s and 90s

The truth is I’ve always loved games but was never heavily exposed to the family board gaming culture or video game scene in my household. Being Caribbean Canadian my siblings and I grew up with dominoes and moody and some of the more traditional board games like chess, checkers, and chutes and ladders. Like most…

Storm the Gate – ADL Interactive game

Over the latter part of this year, I’ve been tormented by the game bug. Back when I started NUPUGA I figured this would be a good avenue for my creativity and a chance to provide my son with entertainment when he gets older. My plan was to create games for kids and adults alike. Fast…

Table top sweat shop

It’s less than 2 days until the start of FanExpo 2014, In Toronto, and I’m sitting at my kitchen table @2126h cranking out tests still. Yes! You read correct. Working out tests. For the most part I’ve got my buttons, magnets and upcycle coasters ready. Just need to bag and pack them. This table represents…

Word-a-bout – ADL Interactive game

It all started with a goal; create a game that allows one to score using rows of number. That was the idea behind the draft anyway, but it soon turned into a vocabulary game. Replacing the numbers with letters proved to work along the same lines as the original goal. Now, instead of creating custom…

Hexa-Plex – The dawn of 6 sided fun

Just a thought. I’ve been dwelling on using the hexagon format for a game idea since the start of Race for the Sun Stone. I know there are a ton of games out there already, from miniatures to tile game, that use this format. It’s a great shape. The polygonal shape lends itself to multi-sides,…

The second coming of ADL

[tminus t=”12-10-2013 00:00:55″/] A new interactive division of ADL has been officially launched. Aptly named ADL Interactive will be the new host for all board games, card games and digital entertainment. The newly developed business will provide a creative gaming spin on the everyday madness that is the life if an artist. I’ve been at…