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Team Custard Kraken Blog

  • An Officially Accredited 4 Day Week Employer

    As of today Team Custard Kraken is officially recognised as a 4 Day Week employer. The 4 Day Week movement aims to revolutionise the way we work by campaigning for a standard 4 day working week as opposed to the normal convention of 5 day weeks. The ultimate goal of this campaign is to relieve stress on work forces while also driving down the UK carbon footprint... View to continue reading
  • Board Senseless #001 / Tzolk'in the Mickey

    And now for something completely different. A brand new series of online comics taking inspiration from our favourite board and card games. Our first entry of Board Senseless sees the gang getting Tzolk’in to the table... View to continue reading
  • Board Games @ The Barn - November 24th 2021

    Had a great board game night down at the barn in Westdene yesterday. Games that made it to the tables include: Dominion, For Sale, Wiz’N’Bang, Codenames, Ashes, Star Wars: Rebellion and Love Letter. So needless to say lots of amazing gaming moments were had... View to continue reading
  • Wiz'N'Bang BETA Ready and Into Final Testing

    After many moons our latest game Wiz’N’Bang is finally out of ALPHA and is now into the final BETA testing phase. We are very pleased with how the design and the game itself is shaping up. We still have a few tweaks that need doing before we take it anywhere near publication however things are looking very positive thus far. Expect to see a publicly available Print & Play version of Wiz’N’Bang appearing on the site within the next few months... View to continue reading
  • Board Games @ The Barn - September 15th 2021

    Had a great board games evening last night over at the barn. Many games were brought to the tables including: Camel Up, Find the Pickle, The Crew, Parks, Tzolkin and we even got a few tester games in of our latest game in development Wiz ‘N’ Bang. Thank you to: Rich, Jack, Peter, Harriet and Ian for coming down. We look forward to seeing you all again for the next one on September 29th, usual time, usual place... View to continue reading
  • Board Games @ The Hall - September 6th 2021

    Had a great first session last night of Board Games @ The Hall: Coldean Gaming Group playing some great games. Charlie had an epic game of Rising Sun by CMON. I had a few games of Village Green by Osprey Games and rounded the off the night with a quick game of Longboat by Wight Hart Games. Fun was had by all and we can't wait for the next one on September 20th... View to continue reading
  • Board Games @ The Barn - August 25th 2021

    So we had our first Board Games @ The Barn by Team Custard Kraken session last night at Westdene and had a couple of people turn up which was great to see. Myself and Charlie got to play Dune: Imperium with Richard Smith and Jack Swales, a sharp deck-builder that I’d definitely be up for playing more of. Being the fool I am I didn’t get any photos of us playing it, so you’ll just have to believe me that we did... View to continue reading
  • Wiz 'N'Bang - Sketch to Colours Comparison

    Heres a little taster of what we're working on. Wiz 'N' Bang is hard into development here at TCK and is currently scheduled for Kickstarter release in May 2022. As you can see from this side-by-side comparison of the base piece in Wiz 'N' Bang the artwork is turning out amazingly well. We're very excited to share more with you on the run up to the official launch... View to continue reading
  • Board Games @ The Barn: Westdene Gaming Group in Brighton

    Board Games @ The Barn is a not-for-profit fortnightly gaming session hosted by Anthony Harris & Charlie Campbell of Team Custard Kraken held at the Westdene Barn & Green in Brighton... View to continue reading

  • Wiz‘N’Bang Gonk Plush

    Wiz ‘N’ Bang is a new game we have in development that is all about a bunch of grumpy wizards trying to build their towers on the perfect hill. After we created the wizard gonk characters for the game my wife was inspired to create a plush version of the red wizard and we loved it so much that we can’t help but share it... View to continue reading
  • Wiz'N'Bang - First Official Prototype

    The first official prototype of Wiz‘N’Bang is out of the gate for the first time and we're very pleased to say it went REALLY well. Couple of tweaks here and there are needed but we are excited to put this one into development... View to continue reading
  • Penguin Brawl Points App - Available on iOS

    This companion app has been designed to make keeping score of your player points easy-peasy! From the menu screen choose Points Sheet then add players by typing in their names. This automatically gives the added player their starting 5 points. Add as many players as there are joining in (if there's more than 8 players get the app installed on a second device). Names can be 'locked' (to avoid accidentally clicking on them while playing) using the lock icon in the top left of the screen... View to continue reading