Alex, creator of Green Gourd Games

Hi, I’m Alex, the creator of Green Gourd Games.

I design tabletop games with peaceful themes and mechanisms. You can learn more by visiting my about page, read my latest blog post, and get in touch using my contact form.

Upcoming Games

Mandala Mind: The Card Game box
Mandala Mind: The Card Game

Latest Blog Posts

  • Copperdale: Print-and-Play Series

    Copperdale: Print-and-Play Series

    I’ve been playing a lot of single-page print-and-play games recently, such as Sunshine City and Aquamarine. One thing all of these games have in common is that they use the roll-and-write mechanism to progress the game. So, when I heard about a new single-page print-and-play game called Copperdale that uses the flip-and-write mechanism with a…

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  • Making Laminated Print-and-Play Cards

    Making Laminated Print-and-Play Cards

    I’ve been dabbling in print-and-play games for a little while, but I recently saw a YouTube video that inspired me to take my print-and-play skills to the next level. This video by print-and-play master Martin Gonzalvez demonstrates how to make laminated print-and-play cards. By following all of his steps, the cards have a similar look…

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  • Cascadia: Peaceful Game Series

    Cascadia: Peaceful Game Series

    Cascadia recently won the prestigious Spiel des Jahres (game of the year) award for the best family game of 2022. Before receiving this award, Cascadia had already caught my attention for being set in the region where I live, the Pacific Northwest. As a result of both the award and thematic setting, I was very…

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