The GAMEtalk lecture series is a partnership between the Game Design and Development program and the Laurier Library to bring in speakers who are involved in the game industry to speak to students, faculty and the community. Come out to the BGNlab to hear from March's speaker of the month, Daryl Andrews.
About the speaker:
Daryl Andrews has always been a big fan of board games but really got in the game hobby in 2011. He started by organizing board game events locally, which then grew into bigger things like charity board game events, a local con (Board Game Bash), and the Great Canadian Board Game Blitz (12+ annual events across Canada). Other accomplishments made by Daryl includes currently having four published games (Caffeine Rush, Fantasy Fantasy Baseball, Back to the Future: Outatime, The Walled City), but over 30 more boardgames and/or expansions already signed (Sagrada just funded on Kickstarter).
Daryl usually designs his games with a co-designer and has worked with 10+ designers and 10+ publishers. Recently, Daryl was hired as a board game consultant for IDW games, but he still spends the majority of his time as a freelance game designer. Every Tuesday at Noon (EST), he co-hosts the Meeple Syrup Show, a video podcast featuring board game industry guests.