Games

The Battle of Mackinac Island (to be released 2023, SNAFU) In the final year of the War of 1812, the Americans launched an ill-fated attempt to recapture strategic Mackinac Island from the British. Faced with a competent British commander, ambush by Menominee warriors, an unfavorable position on the field, and just plain bad luck, the Americans suffered significant losses and were forced to withdraw – or be destroyed. The Battle of Mackinac Island is designed as both a solitaire and two-player game that can be played in about 30 min. In solitaire mode, the player takes on the role of the American commander and must make successful decisions under tough conditions that can quickly change. BGG page

José García Saves the Alhambra (2023, self-published) During the Spanish War of Independence in the early 1800s, Napoleon’s army occupied the centuries-old Islamic fortress and palace in Granada: the Alhambra. When the French finally withdrew before advancing Spanish and allied forces, the French commander ordered the destruction of the Alhambra with explosives. But one Spanish soldier, José García, despite having injury and wounds from a previous battle, raced through the 26-acre complex, disarming bombs and saving this amazing piece of history. José García Saves the Alhambra is a solitaire game commemorating this story. All you need is a regular deck of cards and one six-sided die to play. PFTF2023 | BGG

Battle of Maldon (2022, self-published) Battle of Maldon is a two-player postcard game that commemorates this famous fight of 991 AD. Players take on the role of either the Danes or the English, and attempt to capture the enemy through maneuver and attack. All you need is a regular deck of cards to play. Created as part of the Postcards from the Front 2023 game design jam. PFTF2023 | BGG page

Steamboat Races (2022, self-published) Steamboat Races is a simple two-player postcard game for all ages. Each player takes on the role of a steamboat captain. Your goal is to be the first steamboat to circumnavigate Keuka Lake! All you need is a regular deck of cards to play. BGG page