DIYSPY has been tested in different formats for festivals, home boardgame and card game play, office play, large work events, industry residentials, and remote play with friends and colleagues. Some of the wonderfully helpful playtesters include:
Boardgames and Beers Meetup, Brisbane
Brisbane marketing company
Forward Slash Story participants, USA
IGDABrisbane Saturday playtest event
Interaction Design and Creative Writing students, QUT
JunkJam #2, Melbourne
Lee Shang Lun
Paul Callaghan’s house
Playtest Saturday Afternoon, Melbourne
Pop Up Playground, Melbourne
SAE Media Institute, Brisbane
This is a Door, Pop Up Playground players, Melbourne
If I’ve missed listing you, let me know and I’ll fix immediately!!!
And more on the playtesting waiting list – I’ll be coming back to you soon!
With feedback from Lorraine Hopping Egan, Matt Parkes, and Nadja Lipsyc.
And to those who have assisted with queries I have sent out via Twitter and Facebook. If you like, let me know if you’re happy to be included in this thank you list!
The name, DIYSPY, was developed from contributions in the Card and Board Game Designers Guild.
Thank you to the following games, whose designs directly influenced the making of DIYSPY:
Gate Watch by Christopher Allen
For the Queen by Alex Roberts
Cat On Yer Head by Rob Davis
Lemon Jousting by Mink/Claire Bateman & Coney playday participants
Fate Roleplaying System by Leonard Balsera, Brian Engard, Jeremy Keller, Ryan Macklin, Mike Olson