I'm proud to say that I was there close to the beginning of the Rule & Make story and it's been an absolute privilege to see them achieve the goals they have in such a short time.
Our first Pokémon league challenge last Sunday has come a close and with it, marks the introduction of the new set: Guardians Rising to Standard Play here in Brisbane.
Aside from being a fantastic game that we've enjoyed it also has a particularly rich history, with the lore based upon a Dungeons & Dragons campaign that's been going for 30 years now.
The Games Lab team were recently in my town demonstrating the game so I used the opportunity to catch up with them and hit them up with a few questions I had.
I had the amazing opportunity to interview with the board game designer that can do no wrong; Scott Almes.
Jon Finkel is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. He was inducted into the Pro Tour Hall of Fame in the first year of its existence in 2005.
Brian is a pro player who writes for Channel Fireball. He has won two Grand Prix and made top 8 on seven occasions. He has also seen great success on the Star City Games Tour.
Luis Scott-Vargas, commonly known as LSV is a Pro Tour Hall of Famer. He has eight Pro Tour top 8's with one win, as well as fifteen Grand Prix top 8's with five wins.
Brad Nelson is a former Player of the Year (2010). He has three Pro Tour top 8's, and twelve Grand Prix top 8's with one victory.
This is a format that going to keep me brewing for some time to come.