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UK Games Expo 2017 Live Blog - Saturday

Come And Play Games At The Playtest Area

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Come And Play Games At The Playtest Area

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Come and learn more about the Playtest Area where you can dive in and check out some of the developer that are showing off their product here today.

The Playtest Area gets you an easy way to dive in and check out what's coming in the near future and what's available now.

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swbeil
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Great way to get your game played.

tchrin
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What an excellent idea. Will certainly be checking them out.

we4re6eek
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Looking forward to seeing what’s there

astralwraith
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Great idea

crazycabo
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Codenames Pictures is good

somegeezer
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This was a great idea. There were so many people playing games in these areas.

dane001
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Poop another amazing little area that ill not see 🙁

I suppose theres always next year!

hackareatech
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Great idea

nyilus27
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Great way to have your game through testing and also to spread the enjoyment of your own game to the wider community.

jmrecoil
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Great way for designers to get free feedback.

phoen31
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Always be courteous but do give feedback, they play the game a million times they can take what you have to say.

aztecjaguar
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Justin – respect – you are really the interviewing pro-reporter these days.
Compared to those early “product promotional” days Beasts of War was
based steht Wayland Games, this interview was excellent work – you
summarised what playtest.co.uk and Hobby game design is all about,
so effortlessly. That guy Mel (perhaps a little startstruck?) should buy
you a Guinness for helping him and his organisation.

cbrenner
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Great idea.

newbolter
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That was a great demo, I love it when a demo shows off both sides and spotlights the rules but is still clearly fun and enjoyed by the players.

lawnor
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Thats useful, and probably a lot of fun

tmon
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Nice way to get real feedback!!

rasmus
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no better way to test that getting it out in the real world for real consumers to break it

sbushert
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Nice way to get instant feedback from gamers outside of your testing circle.

spaderfish
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Here we are on day two. I’m still taking a stab at trying to win so forgive this shameless post as I’m going after either the 4Ground stuff or the Bushido stuff. I play Bushido here in the states. I teach it to whoever will listen, and I just try and represent it as it is. The best miniature game I’ve played.

marktarver
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Getting in my game ready for next year after seeing how busy the playtest zone was this year.

otakugirl
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Pretty stuff!

rgreenparadox
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Nice that UK Games Expo gives them the space for free playtesting with real gamers. What a great idea.

longshotte
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Some pretty innovative things in these reports and this is one of them. Great way to get people to play your game to get feedback.

rayzryr
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Great idea!

thisisazrael
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I think this is a fantastic idea and to have the UKGE provide the space for free and support the grass roots of board gaming is wonderful 🙂

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