Episode 63.2: Sandbox Interview - with Game Designer and Creator of Scythe™ Jamey Stegmaier

Episode Synopsis

Jamey Stegmaier is the creator of the game that dominated Kickstarter, Scythe! This week we talk with Jamey about his experience designing games, the pitfalls of raising $1.8m on Kickstarter, responding to your critics, and we wrap everything up with talk of his upcoming legacy game, Charterstone.

Guest Bio

Jamey Stegmaier

Jamey is the co-founder of Stonemaier Games and designed Viticulture, Euphoria, Tuscany, and Scythe.

Jamey grew up in Virginia and attended Washington University in St. Louis. During that time, he fell in love with St. Louis and has lived there ever since. He currently lives with his two cats, Biddy and Walter. His other hobbies include reading, writing, blogging, watching movies, and playing soccer.

His passion for crowdfunding led him to write A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide, a book about crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, and and putting customers’ needs before your own as you form a community.

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