Tag: Stephen Buonocore

Blog in Review – 2020

Welcome to 2021! 2020 was a very hard year, not just as a boardgamer but as a person in general. The arrival of COVID-19 and extreme measures taken to counteract it have really taken a toll on me and Dude Take Your Turn in… Continue Reading “Blog in Review – 2020”

Stephen Buonocore Retiring From Stronghold Games

There I was last night, just innocently browsing Boardgame Geek for forum posts about my favourite games. Then I saw the momentous news: Stephen Buonocore is retiring as President of Stronghold Games as of August 1, 2020. (the full press release is at the… Continue Reading “Stephen Buonocore Retiring From Stronghold Games”

Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!

After much hullabaloo, and a really nice chat with Stronghold Games President Stephen Buonocore, the Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is now live! And wow, is there some cool-looking stuff in there. First, I’m very glad to see that there is a pledge level… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars Big Box Kickstarter is Live!”

Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)

(Edit: And it’s live! Let me know what you think now that it’s up and running in the comments. I also did a post about it.) (Edit: Apparently this has now been pushed back to June 16) You may have heard something last week,… Continue Reading “Q&A – Stephen Buonocore (President of Stronghold Games)”

Stronghold Games Announces Terraforming Mars Big Box & More!

(Edit: And it’s live! Let me know what you think now that it’s up and running in the comments. I also did a post about it.) (Edit: Apparently this has now been pushed back to June 16) (Edit: For all of the information on… Continue Reading “Stronghold Games Announces Terraforming Mars Big Box & More!”

Terraforming Mars: Turmoil Coming… to Kickstarter?

(Edit: 3/14/19) – While Stephen Buonocore hasn’t responded to my email yet, Enoch Fryxelius (one of the other Fryxelius brothers, I assume?) did respond to the thread on BGG about this with the following information: “Let me first of all confirm that TM:Turmoil will… Continue Reading “Terraforming Mars: Turmoil Coming… to Kickstarter?”

Stronghold Games & Rex Brynen Reach Agreement on Aftershock Name Controversy

Good news has reached us here at Dude Central! Since I’ve already posted twice on this issue (once criticizing Stronghold for the Twitter block campaign and then asking them to end it when they took the Aftershock Kickstarter campaign down), it’s only fair to… Continue Reading “Stronghold Games & Rex Brynen Reach Agreement on Aftershock Name Controversy”

An Open Letter to Stronghold Games

(Edit: A resolution has been reached!) (Original post below) It’s all over. For now. Yesterday, Stronghold Games pulled the Kickstarter for the new Aftershock game after it had fully funded. According to company president Stephen Buonocore, this was because: “the Deluxe Edition upgrades (and… Continue Reading “An Open Letter to Stronghold Games”

Stronghold Games Continuing Aftershock Twitter Tantrum

(Edit: The Aftershock Kickstarter campaign has been cancelled. Apparently due to the quiet response to some of the “deluxe” things they were offering. Nothing about this controversy, but I thought I would update you on that part at least.) (2nd Edit: I’ve since posted… Continue Reading “Stronghold Games Continuing Aftershock Twitter Tantrum”