New Board!

The beautiful Hannah Sunderland has designed me a new board!  Instead the modular hexes we went for a triangle shape which allowed us to have whole bits with no half spaces. It looks fantastic, and we’ve already got ideas on how to improve it! - Gil...

Random Board

Speaking of new ideas, here’s an idea I had for a random board generator for Glade. Part of the challenge of the game on a normal board is including a board setup layout in the rule book. I really love the idea of having a different map each time you play, even...

Character Storming

Here’s a quick sketch for an Elf with a shield. It could be cool if he ‘bashed’ instead of pushed. I wonder whether I’ll make him a typical Tolkien high Elf type or to go for another kind of creature entirely? Here’s another idea for a Toad with a slippery tongue....

History Part 2

Aidan Volkofsky reworked the board design for me as the game developed from Minions into Glade. You’ll notice the board is smaller, focusing the action more. Each player’s territory is also smaller. I like the different colored territory and Aidan’s funky, notched...

A greedy creature

I haven’t drawn a Dragon in a long time. This devious wyrm is guarding gold (the currency of GLADE). It was an idea to give the life track stronger theme. If you get too close to the Dragon he eats you! - Gil...

Cardboard terrain

I started experimenting with different terrain. The cost of making trees and toadstools out of plastic would be extraordinarily high! I tried my hand and making some cardboard cut out trees and fire etc. They look ok, but also kind of weird next to the solid elf… -...