Jon Cleaves is the CEO and Lead Designer of DGS Games. He was first exposed to the hobby with a classic chit and silhouette game well beyond his ken, Avalon Hill’s Panzer Blitz. Though Jon really cut his teeth on White Box D&D and En Garde!

We reminisce about the early days of Kickstarter when it was used for its intended purpose, and lament when playtesting is overruled by production schedules. We also discuss play-tester bias and the future of concierge gaming.

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