The Hackers Guild Is Now on Twitch.TV

The Hackers Guild Is Now on Twitch.TV

The Hackers Guild will now be streaming live content occasionally on Twitch TV. Check out our broadcast page to see what is playing. Read More

The Newest Version of The Hackers Guild is Now Available on Steam Workshop

The Newest Version of The Hackers Guild is Now Available on Steam Workshop

The newest version of the Tabletop Simulator mod for The Hackers Guild is now available from the Steam Workshop. Check it out by subscribing today! Read More

The Hackers Guild is Now Available on Tabletopia

The Hackers Guild is Now Available on Tabletopia

Games By Ray is excited to announce that The Hackers Guild is now on Tabletopia giving more players access to playing a digital copy of The Hackers Guild. Click on the link to get started. Read More

The History of The Hackers Guild Part 4: The Redesign

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In the final entry of The History of The Hackers Guild, Raymond reviews some of the changes he's made since the Kickstarter, as well as some lessons learned, as he works on getting The Hackers Guild ready for relaunch on Kickstarter.

The History of The Hackers Guild Part 3: Getting to the Kickstarter

In the third entry of The History of The Hackers Guild series, Raymond talks about some of the design changes and decisions that were made as the game was prepared for the October 2016 Kickstarter campaign.

The History of The Hackers Guild Part 2: The Original Game and Prototype

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In the second part of The History of The Hackers Guild series, Raymond talks about some of the design decisions and changes to the game that were made in the months leading up to the Kickstarter in October of 2016.

The History of The Hackers Guild Part 1 : Why I Decided to Create a Board Game

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In the first part of The History of The Hackers Guild series, Raymond talks about the factors leading to him deciding to make a board game.

I Have a Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 19: My Advice to New Designers

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Inspired by talking shop with a new local designer, Raymond shares his top five lessons for new designers.

I Have A Board Game Idea, Now What? Part 18: Learning When to Let Go and Other Lessons Learned at Protospiel-MN

The Hackers Guild is now Protospiel Tested

At the end of January, Raymond attended Protospiel-MN to get The Hackers Guild playtested in an effort to make it the best game it can be. Join him as he reviews the weekend and outlines the 3 lessons he took away from the weekend.

Congratulations to everythingboardgames.com giveaway winners

The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter!

Over the last week or so, Games By Ray LLC and everythingboardgames.com partnered together to run a giveaway of 3 copies of the Kickstarter premium version of The Hackers Guild. I’m excited to announce the winners, who will receive their copies of the game provided the project funds. The winners are: Barrett Straub Wesley Meijer Drew Taylor Winners will be notified shortly. Once again, a huge thank you to everythingboardgames.com for the support with this giveaway and to all of those who entered. There still is time for those who didn’t win to support the Kickstarter. Let’s get it funded!

Earn free upgrades while supporting The Hackers Guild

The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter!

Welcome back. We are entering week two of the Kickstarter campaign and I’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of backers like yourself. The campaign has come a long way, but still has a ways to go. In an effort to say thanks for your existing support, and give you an opportunity to help me take the campaign to the next level, I am creating a couple contests for you to participate in. Release the thunder I recently was introduced to a new social media tool called Thunderclap. The about section of the website describes their service as follows: Thunderclap is

The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter

The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter!

Hey Everone! Just a quick note to let you know that The Hackers Guild is now live on Kickstarter! I’d love for you to check it out and let me know what you think!

I Have a Board Game Idea – Now What? Digital Prototyping Warfare – Tabletopia vs Tabletop Simulator

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Welcome back everyone! A while back one of the Facebook groups I belong to had a thread discussing the comparison of Tabletopia vs Tabletop Simulator. While there are some really great resources and thoughts that have already been published on the subject, I thought I would add my two cents now that I have had a chance to use them both for digitizing The Hackers Guild.