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Carla Kopp

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Guest Carla Kopp - (Weird Giraffe)

Board Again Gaming

The podcast returns with our guest Carla Kopp. Carla is a software engineer turned board game designer and publisher. We talk about some of her games, including the success of the recent Kickstarter Gift of Tulips. Games we talk about in this episode:Stellar Leap, Machi Koro, Pandemic Legacy: Season 0, Pandemic, Pandemic Legacy: Season 2, Tussie Mussie, Studies in Sorcery, Gift of Tulips, Crystallo, Squire for Hire, and Tumble Town.

1hr

9 Mar 2021

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Gift of Tulips with Carla Kopp

Mindful Games Lab

Clay visits with Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games. We talk about Gift of Tulips and the amazing team of women who worked on it. We dive into what to do if you’re stuck on a game design and what you must know if you want to pitch a design to a publisher.

40mins

9 Mar 2021

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BGMP 022 Weird Giraffe Games with Carla Kopp

Board Game Marketing Podcast

In this episode, host Nalin talks to Carla Kopp about marketing for Weird Giraffe Games. We discuss: -          [1:02] All of the project Carla is currently working on and how she started in the board game industry. -          [7:39] Creating new community activities to share and learn together online, in the current “new normal” context. -          [12:19] Having the opportunity to choose who to work with, prioritizing working with creators who have a good attitude towards the creation process of their game, and who are fun to work with. For this, online communities with organic and real relationships have been very useful.  -          [15:10]  Choosing a team of people and creators who can bounce ideas and have opinions to make games even better.  -          [18.38] The process of working with a publisher for a game can take a long time, up to years. It requires a long marketing strategy, approaching reviewers, getting feedback, finishing the game.  There is no “one size fits all” strategy. -          [25:21] How to target people on the mailing lists for different games. Email is king, and it let’s create a special treatment for super fans. -          [31:09] The importance of having an online presence for creators, to share their game constantly and creating a name for themselves and their game. Take advantage of all of the people online and the feedback they can give.  -          [34:39] How to contact Weird Giraffe Games and Carla Kopp! Thanks for listening to the Board Game Marketing Podcast! Website: https://www.weirdgiraffegames.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/weirdgiraffegames Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/weirdgiraffegames/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WeirdGiraffes For more information on how to market your game, be sure to check out the Meeple Marketing Blog.

35mins

2 Sep 2020

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Episode 110: Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe & Galactic Raptor Games

Board Game Gumbo Live!

BJ welcomes back Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games & Galactic Raptor Games, and Carla brings the spicy games! BJ & The Name Father chat about some recent plays:  Metro-X (how about those pencils!) With A Smile & A Gun (with a surprise appearance in the Chat Krewe from the designer, Jon V!)  Rap Godz And of course, BJ & The Name Father get in a long chat with Carla Kopp about her ongoing Kickstarter for Roar & Write. Based on the Animals Kingdom game theme, Carla has designed a doozy of a randowriter with one of the best names in the hobby. It has beautiful art, is already funded, is easy to teach yet is a very thinky roll-n-write. Check it out now and tell them BJ said hey.  Then, The Name Father takes over the show for the game -- it is the return of the Boudin Bowl!  BJ competes (rather poorly) with Starla & Mik Fitch of Our Family Plays Games and ABC's Good Morning America!  Can BJ even score a single point in the competition? With categories like "Aw, Shoot! That's Cute! Big Brute! and Toot Toot!", there is no guessing what games BJ will try to sneak past the Fitches. Will Alex successfully convince the Chat Krewe to boo BJ's choices?  Find out!  (P.S. Don't miss Christian Strain's comment in the Chat Krewe about news on Asking For Trobils!)  Thanks for listening! Board Game Gumbo is a proud member of Punchboard Media Gumbo Live! Tuesdays at 8:30 PM CST / 9:30 PM EST hosted by Board Game Gumbo Facebook Page @boardgamegumbo on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Board Game Gumbo blog! ← our written reviews, news, and convention recaps

36mins

9 Jul 2020

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201 – Carla Kopp, Weird Giraffe Games – The Family Gamers Podcast

The Family Gamers Podcast

We interview Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games. Carla designed the solo modes for Animal Kingdoms and Fire in the Library; and is now working on an Animal Kingdoms roll & write, and a Fire in the Library card game. The post 201 – Carla Kopp, Weird Giraffe Games – The Family Gamers Podcast appeared first on The Family Gamers.

51mins

6 Jul 2020

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Tumbling Around Town - A Conversation With...Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe Games

The Go Forth And Game Podcast

In this show I am talking to Carla Kopp of Weird Giraffe Games. We find out a little about her and Weird Giraffe. Then we fall in to talk about Tumble Town, WGG's latest game. Tumble Town is a fun dice roller with a town building theme.

37mins

13 Mar 2020

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Ep. 17, Carla Kopp's Journey, with Fire in the Library and Weird Giraffe.

Kickstarter Journeys

The experienced, and talented, Carla Kopp, shares some her learning with us from her many Kickstarter Journeys. She is launching Tumble Towns at the time of this episode being published, but we spend some time talking about her most successful game, Fire in the Library. Some of her insight includes the fun of conventions, the power of prototypes and videos, and a way her company was able to work around the no-charity policy of Kickstarter to be able to get boardgames donated to libraries! Have a look at Carla's Kickstarter page, HERE. Visit Patrick's website, Laid Back Games, HERE. (https://weirdgiraffegames.com/) x To learn more about FunDaMental Games feel free to visit www.thefundamentalgames.com Introduction Music provided by: https://www.purple-planet.com

39mins

25 Feb 2020

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Tumble Town with Carla Kopp

MFGCast

Join us this episode as we talk to friend of the show Carla Kopp about Tumble Town, a new game by Kevin Russ and published by Weird Giraffe Games! In Tumble Town, you're trying to build the best town to become Mayor! Take a listen and then go help fund this on Kickstarter February 25!

27mins

23 Feb 2020

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Carla Kopp From Weird Giraffe Games Talks Tumble Town!

Engaged Family Gaming Podcasts!

This week Stephen and Linda are talking about board games with Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe Games! Around the Horn Flotilla Tsuro Topics Tumble Town Make sure to keep your eyes on Engaged Family Gaming for all of the latest news and reviews you need to Get Your Family Game On! Follow us on Facebook! Like us on Twitter! Follow us on Instagram! Subscribe to our Newsletter! Subscribe to our Podcast! More From Jonathan on Facebook Music from https://filmmusic.io "Android Sock Hop" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/engagedfamilygaming/message

46mins

21 Feb 2020

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#213 Carla Kopp, Kickstarter and Big Easy Busking

The Game Design Round Table

What happens when a Kickstarter doesn't go as planned? Dirk speaks with Carla Kopp from Weird Giraffe games about publishing, Kickstarters, and the game Big Easy Busking.

26mins

14 May 2019

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