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Handcrafted Board Games Are Not Dead and Stone Librande is Proof

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Many Cogswell students – past and present – will recognize this name. Not only is Stone a “SimCity” Designer at Electronic Arts but he has also taught “Game Design I” at Cogswell every Fall for years. Stone brings his love of game design into the classroom and shares his enthusiasm for the creative process with those lucky – and wise enough – to take his class.

Stone wanted to do something special for his young children so 17 years ago he decided to design a board game as their Christmas present. The first game was a hit and a Christmas tradition was born. The hobby eventually led to a job when some executives from Blizzard Entertainment played his 2002 gift, “Monster Hunter.” And the rest, as they say, is history.

Read the rest of the story in the article by Wired.