Re: Just got to speak with a junior high board game design group...
Ryan started a game design group for 6-7-8th graders at his school. After meeting a few months back at a local gaming group (he invited Ben and I to the group - ROBA - after seeing Fleet on here and noticing out proximity)he asked if we could come out and talk to his group. Ben ended up with a last minute family commitment so I took a pre-production copy of Fleet and prototype #2 out to meet the kids. They each told me about the games they were working on, then I told them about our design process. The main questions were about game ideas and how a game is made. They were very interested in just playing with Fleet and game #2 and talking about games in general. Great group of kids and some cool ideas.