Tag Archive: andy patton

Jul 25 2014

Speak Easy by Waxwing a Talk by Andy Patton

A long time ago, I asked Andy Patton to talk to me about his game Speak Easy. Now that he’s hit his Kickstarter goal, (We backed him, and so should you!) I’d like to share some of the thoughts he had about the game.

Speakeasy is a Prohibition era role playing game that involves players dividing into two teams—the Mob and the Feds—and wheeling and dealing over the course of three hours to make sure their team comes out on top. To describe it to people I usually ask them if they’ve played Mafia, then say it is like that (minus the problems of Mafia) on steroids.

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Jul 23 2014

How to Make Pervasive Games Safer with Andy Patton

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Andy Patton is a Chicago game designer who has worked on projects such as the Mafia-like game called “Speakeasy” and is the founder of Waxwing Puzzle Company, a company that designs clue-based mystery and adventure games for businesses, groups, events, etc. He also runs a successful blog that delves into various aspects of game design. …

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