(this is a placeholder post to keep momentum) One of the things I like about index cards for brainstorming is the way they focus down on one subject at a time. Another thing I like is the way you can work your way through a stack of blank cards and discover thoughts you had weeks … Read More
Following on from Messy Designs and prompted by the Design Games Podcast (around 19 min in this episode) I would like to talk about five brainstorming tools I like for creating things. However the aim is not to talk about how to brainstorm (because the reader knows this) or how to use each tool (because … Read More
I like cards — art cards, index cards, tarot cards. Cards are good because you can focus on a card without being distracted by other things (text, other art). And of course you can carry them around and pass them around the table if they’re a play aid. These are some not-roleplaying but definitely creative … Read More
Whoops! I missed day 7. So belatedly let’s look at All Rolled Up’s dry erase cards: They come in two sizes. This Staedtler Lumocolor correctable marker was the one they recommended — it comes off with a bit of elbow grease, meaning it won’t just be wiped off by mistake, and I could prepare tiles … Read More
Sometimes you just need a pencil.