How to get a copy

We will be producing 500 copies of the game. If you missed the Kickstarter but you'd like to buy one, please email us at dissentgames@gmail.com. Each game will cost £29, plus packaging and postage (£5 within the UK, £12 for EU, £16 for the rest of the world). We're still on track to receive the... Continue Reading →

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Tea break

I’m doing some political work at the moment, mainly around electoral compliance for the (expected) general election. The political mug has come out again.

Well, no... The guards didn't quite fit in the guard hut. The guards are wooden meeples (people shaped pawns), just like the player pieces. They're larger than those in most games, standing 24mm high. As a comparison, the meeples in Carcassonne are 16mm high. And because they're large meeples, they didn't all fit in the... Continue Reading →

The little things

We're at the stage now where we're doing the final tweaks and changes, and filling in the detail. The picture shows some of the barbed wire, which is now hand drawn. One of the little things which will (hopefully) pull the whole game together.

Artwork update

We have a sample! There a lot of changes we need to make to the prototype, but luckily they are all minor changes. Here are some pictures of what we have so far. Meeples! Not convinced by that shade of green. Box. This is glossy and I am inclined to go with matt instead. The... Continue Reading →

How many mechanics is too many?

I’ve been looking again at the solo game. To be honest, I tend to start playing the four-player game, feel I’ve got that right, then move quickly through three- and two-player games until I can spend more time with the solo game. It’s a bit easier not to have to pretend to be several different... Continue Reading →

Playtesting…again…

Well, I’m creating a couple more prototypes. On Sunday (8 September) then I’m running a playtesting workshop as part of Art the Arms Fair. It’s at 3:30pm at AMP Studios, 897a Old Kent Road, London SE15 1NL. Please do come along!

Art The Arms Fair

Disarm the Base is in an exhibition! A handmade prototype is in Art The Arms Fair, an exciting exhibition of anti-Arms Fair art (does what it says on the tin, really) in Peckham, South London. The main exhibition runs from 3 September until 13 September at Safehouses 1 & 2, numbers 137 & 139 Copeland... Continue Reading →

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