Categories
Podcast

Producing Fun #6: Nick Smith – Boardgame Cafe Co-owner

Producing Fun is a podcast about making tabletop games from a product perspective.

Nick Smith and his wife Carrie are the co-owners of the Ludoquist boardgame cafe in Croydon, London: a hugely successful venue which won the global award for best retail store at GAMA in 2020 and has been featured multiple times on UK television. In this episode we get stuck into the economics of game cafes, his ambitious and inclusive vision for a cafĂ© where everyone is a gamer and managing a hospitality business in the age of Covid. 

Listen on podcasting platforms: https://anchor.fm/naylorgames

Listen on Youtube:

Ludoquist’s website: https://www.theludoquist.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheLudoquist

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theludoquist

Categories
Podcast

Producing Fun #5: Annie Norman – Miniatures Producer

Producing Fun is a podcast about making tabletop games from a product perspective.

Annie Norman is the founder and owner of Badsquiddo Games – a company specialising in making believable female miniatures.

In this episode we discuss how she built the business from absolutely nothing, bringing women in history to life, key practical questions about pricing, product quality, when and when not to outsource and how selfies play a surprisingly critical role in the miniature design process. 

Listen on podcasting platforms: https://anchor.fm/naylorgames

Listen on Youtube:

Annie’s link tree: https://linktr.ee/badsquiddogames