Tuesday, 11 February 2014

#boardgamersask Antoine Bauza



Possibly one of the biggest names in board game design will be joining us on WEDNESDAY 12th Febuary at 2pm (EST) 7pm(GMT) as a guest on #boardgamersask

Even if you do not know the name Antoine Bauza, you will have heard of his games! To name a few, Ghost StoriesSeven Wonders, HanabiTakenoko & Rampage... If you were to own only these games, you have a brilliant little collection that both family members and hard core gamers can enjoy!
The designer in his own words

Who is he?

"Good question ... Player since I was old enough to hold a dice or a card in my little pogne I wandered universities in universities until I decide to follow the path of education and the - less noble it is true - the game

Other than that, I hate raw tomatoes, rolls Brompton devours literature fiction and comics, plays everything and anything, learning Japanese, losing a lot of time surfing, practice Aikido and Jodo, desperately seeking a Chinese abacus ..."

What does he do?

Having written or contributed to several RPGs, especially within the group of authors and illustrators Ballon-Taxi (Exile Tears Rust, Scavengers, Dwarves & Gardens, Final Frontier, Hellywood, Zohomatos), I abandoned this medium to that of the game. I have several projects currently being edited, some in development ... and lots of ideas in my boxes.

In 2008, I reduced my teaching activity in a part-time to continue my adventure fun and get involved in writing for young people and in the scripting of Comics. In 2009, I suspended my teaching activity to push in this direction ...

Published Board Games by Antoine

2013
Tokaido Crossroads (Funforge)
Rampage (Repos Production)
7 Wonders : Wonder Pack (Repos Production)
Le Petit Prince (Ludonaute)

2012
Tokaïdo (Funforge)
Ali (Libellud)
7 Wonders Cities (Repos Production)
La Marche Barbare (Repos Production)

2011
Takenoko (Hazgaard/Matagot)
Ghost Stories Black Secret (Repos Production)
Dr. Shark (Hurrican)
Dojo (Hazgaard)
Hanabi (Cocktail Games / XII Singes)
7 Wonders Leaders (Repos Production)
Witty Pong (MyWittyGames)

2010
Rockband Manager (Edge)
Seven Wonders (Repos Prod)
Le Donjon de Naheulbeuk (Repos Prod)
Hanabi-Ikebana (XII Singes)
Mystery Express (Days of Wonder)

2009
Ghost Stories : White Moon (Repos Prod)
Pony Express (FunForge)
La Chasse aux monstres (Le Scorpion masqué)
Pocket Rockets (Hazgaard)
Bakong (Asmodee)

2008
Hurry’Cup (Hurrican)
Ghost Stories (Repos Production)

2007
Chabyrinthe (Cocktail Games)

So What is #Boardgamersask?

#BoardGamersAsk is a live Twitter event, were you the board gaming community can ask questions of industry insiders.

So the big question is how does #BoardGamersAsk work?

It's simple, to take part in the live Q&A interview just be on twitter at the time and day listed below:

Wednesday 12th Feb - start times are:
7pm (GMT)
11am (PST)
12pm (MST)
1pm (CST)
2pm (EST)

To ask them a question just use hash-tag #BoardGamersAsk . To see what everyone else is asking or to see the answers being given by our guest just search for the same hashtag!

If you miss the event (try not to :-) don't worry we will put together the highlights for the interview and post them on this site.

For one hour, #BoardGamersAsk is your chance to ask questions of the "people behind the meeples"

You can stay up to date with #boardgamersask just by following @boardgamersask

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