Jul 3, 2020
The Japanofiles Podcast
is back! Today's show features Charles Ward, a
prize-winning board game designer who lives in Matsumoto. Charlie
explains how he got into board game design, as well as what it
takes to get a game produced. He also details the development of
one of his recent creations, ROKUMON -- a two-person strategy game
based on the true story of Sanada Yukimura, a famous samurai
warrior from nearby Ueda Castle.
Key Words: Sanada Yukimura; ROKUMON; Rokumonsen; Matsumoto; Nagano Prefecture; Nagano-ken; Shinshu; Japan; podcast interview; Japan-related conversation; podcasts about Japan; board game development; board game design; Ex1st Games; Ex1st.com; samurai; Crimson Demon of War; Sanada Clan; Ueda Castle.