Media

Every once in a while, we have the esteemed honour of taking on an ambassadorial role for board gaming to the media.  Where possible, we attain copies of these articles and post them online for your benefit.

Additionally, we’ve been fortunate enough to interview game designers, from both New Zealand and beyond. You’ll find those here, too!

New Zealand Herald, December 30th, 2009

In the third part of a series on entrepreneurial Kiwis, journalist Gill South spoke to Carl de Visser and Jarratt Gray about their game design Endeavor and its impact on the local board gaming scene.  (Click on images to see them full size.)

Cover article of the business section of the New Zealand Herald, December 30th, 2009 (Cover page, B1)Cover article of the business section of the New Zealand Herald, December 30th, 2009 (Inside page, B3)

Your Weekend, June 26th, 2010

Journalist Gill South wrote a cover article on board gaming for Your Weekend, an award winning glossy newspaper magazine, which came free with the Waikato Times, the Dominion Post, and the Christchurch Press.  (Click on images to see them full size.)

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Scoop, April 28th, 2011

Independent news website Scoop.co.nz published an article detailing the award-winning service of Whare Tipene, SeriouslyBoard’s courier. (Click on images to see them full size.)

Article at Scoop.co.nz, April 28th, 2011

Living, June 26th, 2011

Journalist Gill South wrote an article on board gaming and Board Games By The Bay for the Living supplement of the Herald On Sunday. (Click on images to see them full size.)

Article in the Living Supplement, Herald On Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Bay News, October 13th, 2011

In the lead up to the Board Games By The Bay event in Tauranga, local newspaper Bay News wrote an article to generate some publicity.

Article in the Bay News, October 13th, 2011

Bay News, October 20th, 2011

A week lafter the previous article, local journalist Rebecca Cawston followed up with another article in the Bay News.

Article in the Bay News, October 20th, 2011

New Zealand Herald, July 2nd, 2012

Journalist Gill South interviewed David and Angie about SeriouslyBoard and the challenges they face as a small business. (Click on images to see them full size.)

Article in the business section of the New Zealand Herald, July 2nd, 2012 (Cover page, B1)Article in the business section of the New Zealand Herald, July 2nd, 2012 (Cover page, B1)

New Zealand Herald, December 4th, 2012

David was invited to write some tips for budding game designers for the New Zealand Herald. (Click on images to see them full size.)

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Radio ZB, January 10th, 2013

After discovering a board game discussion on Radio ZB that features old classics and little else, David calls up to have a chat about the cardboard revolution.

Our Articles

In addition to interviews for national media, we also write articles for the wider board gaming community.

Thru-The-Portal Ezine, Issue 2, May 1st, 2010

David writes an article about board gaming in New Zealand for this online magazine with an international readership.  The full magazine can be downloaded here.  (Click on images to see them full size.)

Article in Thru-The_Portal Issue 2, May 1st, 2010 (First page)
Article in Thru-The_Portal Issue 2, May 1st, 2010 (Second page)

Thru-The-Portal Ezine, Issue 3, August 1st, 2010

In the wake of his first experience of fatherhood, David writes about playing board games with children.  The full magazine can be downloaded here.  (Click on images to see them full size.)

Article in Thru-The_Portal Issue 2, August 1st, 2010

Our Interviews

Here are interviews conducted by us here at SeriouslyBoard.

Carl de Visser and Jarratt Gray, Kiwi designers behind the much acclaimed game Endeavor.

Reiner Knizia, prolific board game designer and Spiel des Jahres winner.

Martin Wallace, prolific designer of numerous popular titles.

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