News From The Mayday Games Team

Game Development [Sneak] Preview: ROOSTER RUSH

Development

We're excited for our latest upcoming game, Rooster Rush (formerly known as Gaijin Dash) by Antoine Bauza and Corentin Lebrat. Once we have a prototype in our hands our team playtests and cleans up the rules while I search for an artist to illustrate the game. I stumbled upon Sergi Marcet's portfolio and contacted him right away. Sergi is a talented artist and when we saw his portfolio we knew he'd be a great fit for the game. He's re-illustrating a big chunk of the game and we've been amazed with what he's worked on so far: Here's a quick...

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Kickstarter ALWAYS Works: A Cautionary Tale

Kickstarter

Hello Mayday Fans! Well, we have had a crazy week.  Bucket King 3D was initially rejected by Kickstarter as being too similar to the previous version that, while not widely available, was around in some form.  We actually got a lot of attention on social media about it after we posted a “behind the scenes” look at getting rejected by Kickstarter HERE. After modifying some things and talking to Luke over at Kickstarter we were able to get the project approved and we happily launched the campaign on March 30, 2017. We had high hopes for this game and have...

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A Cautionary Tale: How Not To Launch a Kickstarter

Kickstarter

UPDATE: Thanks to Luke of the Wheel from Kickstarter for helping us get this sorted! Our project is now live! So Mayday has successfully launched over 35 Kickstarter projects since late 2011, for a full list check HERE. We sorta thought we had it figured out. We found a popular game by Stefan Dora called Bucket King and while it has been published as early as 2014 by Kosmos in German and Jolly Thinkers in Hong Kong, we changed up the presentation, added a new cover, new card looks and even put a nice little window for the buckets in the...

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VIDEO: Board Game Publisher's Visiting China. Sights & Factory Visits!

Travel Video

Get a behind-the-scenes sneak-peek at our latest board game publisher tour to China!

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VIDEO: Crokinole Wooden Pegs VS Rubber/Screw Set

Crokinole Video Videos

This video compares/contrasts the rubber/screw pegs with wooden pegs for the game Crokinole. Find out more about our Crokinole boards and accessories. Check it out!

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