Heavy Cardboard Episode 63 – High Treason!

Edward & Amanda discuss the Victory Point Games release High Treason: The Trial of Louis Riel and Edward sits down with the designer, Alex Berry, to discuss the design of the game.

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3 comments

  1. I bought this game, opened it up and played a few rounds before wanting to sell it (the tug-of-war wasn’t that fun and setting up the first half of the game before getting to the second half also wasn’t that fun). I jumped on to BGG to post it on the market and came across the insanity that Alan Emerich of VPG did. That a publisher would interact with playtesters, gamers, customers and potential customers in such a rude, unprofessional, angry and vitriolic way is honestly disgusting. I didn’t even want to sell it at that point, and just donated it to the local Goodwill Store. Since reading that BGG post, I have read numerous other forum and reddit posts by people who have also attested to Alan’s unprofessional treatment. It’s not like this is just word-of-mouth, Alan has been very vocal publicly in his treatment of people, so there’s as much proof as you need. Start here if you’re interested: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1553224/beta-playtesting-begins/page/1

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