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Board Game Ideation

Board Games Idea

Board Game Ideation

“Everything begins with a simple idea. But that simple idea is what will take you a long way”  Did you know that ideation is the first step to any project or endeavor? Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta (formerly Facebook), ideated and worked on the creation of Facebook out of his dorm room while studying at Harvard University. That beautiful thought might come to you out of the blue but you could wish to pursue it and accomplish something. The same applies to creating and publishing a board game. Without ideation, there is simply nothing to work on. But it...

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My first Podcast !

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My first Podcast !

"Gaming Mind with Shuba" Listen to Shuba's podcasts and follow her at Gobble Dobble In this episode, Shuba and myself speak about my very first board game "Ettana - The Looms of Kanchi"  Find out more from this podcast, links below: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2CNr5O2KEjWdVI7W7Q9so6 Podbean link: https://shoovijay.podbean.com/.../podcast-with-madhu-of.../

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My Top - 3 Board Games

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My Top - 3 Board Games

I was asked for a write up on My Top 3 board gamesWhy choose just 3 and ignore the rest of your collection?? Why can't I have a few more options? Could that even be remotely possible? I definitely did have a case of analysis paralysis when it came to choosing my 3 favourites.For a more detailed review of my top 3 board games, check out this link.Thanks to jim.gamer on instagram.Istanbul - The Dice GameAzul - The Summer PavilionTicket to Ride - Rails & Sails- - Madhu.  

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Our board games story

Our board games story

2015It all started with Catan...Like every other kid from the 90s in India, the common games that we knew were card games, monopoly, Ludo, Snakes & Ladder, etc. My husband and myself went on a trip to the US during Christmas 2015 to meet our friends. We were then introduced to Settlers of Catan. As a game we really loved it and the dynamics the game had. Quite intrigued by it, we bought our first board after our trip. Playing Catan became a routine every week. Then we started with the expansions - Seafarers, Cities & Knights, Traders & Barbarians....

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Ettana - The Looms of Kanchi

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When talking about Ettana and the handlooms in Kanchi, we wanted to show the world the rich cultural aspect of typical South Indian heritage with a modern flare of various weaving styles mixed with colours one would have never seen or heard of.... Through this board game.... Ettana – The Looms of Kanchi, one would explore how the weavers (players) strategize their actions with colours and patterns, with their quick thinking in order to complete the assigned designs and be the first to make “8 Annas”, - Ettana, colloquially pronounced. It is a multiplayer game that challenges you to create...

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