New Release: Telepath Tactics Liberated!

It is my pleasure to announce that after many years of joint development alongside Together in Battle, Telepath Tactics Liberated is finally available to purchase! It feels pretty incredible to finally have it out and available for you to play. Go ahead and grab Telepath Tactics Liberated for Windows here…

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Announcing Telepath Tactics Liberated!

I’m pleased and excited to announce Sinister Design’s next game release: Telepath Tactics Liberated! For those who never played Telepath Tactics, Telepath Tactics Liberated is a deep and engaging strategy RPG built upon the combat mechanics of Telepath games past, albeit with layers and layers of tactical depth poured on.…

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Announcing Together in Battle!

Today, I am pleased to announce Sinister Design’s next video game: Together in Battle! Set in the Telepath universe, Together in Battle is a strategy RPG and team management game of love, friendship, and turn-based tactical combat. You’ve arrived in the island kingdom of Dese with a sack of coins…

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True Messiah Replacement Cards Out!

Love True Messiah–maybe a bit too much? Are your cards getting dirty, worn out, or lost? Good news: now there’s a way to order a replacement deck, custom-printed just for you! Get back to smiting nonbelievers like the beneficent savior you are: head on over to the True Messiah Replacement…

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True Messiah End of the World Sale!

Sometimes art imitates life–and sometimes, it’s entirely the other way around. With our society collapsing in real life and most of us stuck indoors, now seems like just the time to put True Messiah on sale. After all: if we have to live through the apocalypse, we might as well…

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True Messiah Rules Revisions and Clarifications #1

In the weeks since True Messiah released, I’ve received a fair few questions about the rules. Most of these are answered by a careful reading of the rules and cards, but one exciting report presents a situation that has never come up before. (Games, no matter how thoroughly tested, will…

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True Messiah is now out!

You may have heard that True Messiah won the Best Tabletop Game 2018 Award at Dreamhack Atlanta; you may have heard that it was nominated for the Gamer’s Voice Award at SXSW; but did you know that you can now order a copy of True Messiah for yourself? It’s true!…

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Success!

I’m pleased to write that our Kickstarter campaign for True Messiah succeeded, ending with us about 112% funded! In so doing, we hit our first two stretch goals: (1) the prosperity monolith tiles and (2) one distinct starting card for each of the four messiahs. The prosperity monolith tiles are…

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A deep dive into the design of True Messiah

As an independent developer with a board game, I sometimes find myself traveling to board game nights and events to demo True Messiah and build interest. At these events, I’m often asked: “What other games does True Messiah play like?” I often respond with something like, “Go meets Magic the…

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