October 19, 2015

 

Pocket Sports has been going through some changes, as most may have noticed.

 

Games are slowly changing over to the 'next gen' tuck box series. Not only that, but games are now classified as 'dice & card' games. 

 

The beloved pouch is gradually disappearing but in retur...

October 6, 2015

Pocket Sports Cycling Tour by ... a review

 

A few weeks ago my review copy of Pocket Sports Cycling Tour arrived in the mail. It is one of many in the series of Pocket Sports in which Hamish Sterling tries to capture the thrill of sports as varied as Soccer, Baseball a...

May 16, 2015

Pocket Sports Football (yes, it's the American kind of football this time) has been building momentum for a few months now. While it's still in the final playtesting phase, it's coming together to be a level of game!

 

You all know we make dice games. The minimalist appr...

March 7, 2015

 

Attendance at the Toy, Hobby & Licensing Fair 2015 in Melbourne has been completed.

 

It was a big event with the biggest brands, reps and buyers. Being the first year I'd exhibited, I didn't know what to expect and now being back at homebase, it's still difficult to su...

February 22, 2015

With the recent big batch of new games only on the market for a month, it's time to look forward again to the next lot. The experience of producing the recent six latest games taught a few lessons I will apply for future publishing.

 

Having pre-order options and support...

February 3, 2015

A new year is upon Pocket Sports and we face our biggest challenge. Every year, Melbourne hosts the Australian Toy Association 'Toy & Hobby' Fair. It is the mecca for industry heavy weights, buyers, licensors, game designers, movers and shakers. If you are anyone worth...

December 23, 2014

What a year!

 

2014 saw the release of games 5 & 6, Pocket Rugby & Pocket Basketball bringing a mix of mechanics from the previous games. We wanted to improve the opponent inclusion in the games and these two games saw some changes.

 

The last few months of 20...

December 15, 2014

I'm as eager as everyone for the new games to arrive at the end of the month. The New Edition Rugby has had a quick turnaround from originally being published as Pocket Rugby League in May, transforming into a hybrid version with both League & Union rules for our UK d...

December 4, 2014

Hmm....the bag's the same colour. The silhouette has changed. New Edition, eh? Let's take a closer look at Pocket Sports Football.

 

The game has been given a little polish, removed some parts but replaced them with mechanics to improve the game for both players.

 

We've a...

November 24, 2014

Initially I started with 6 dice for this game. Our first game, Pocket Cricket began life with 5 dice and then the addition of the extra batting style gave players a choice and so it became 6. Pocket Footy then saw 7 dice and Golf & Football saw 8.

 

For those that have f...

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