Early on, people would say, “What kind of games does Renegade make?” and I’d always say, “Fun. Fun games.”
- Scott Gaeta
This month, Renegade Game Studios celebrated its 5th anniversary! Scott Gaeta, Renegade’s President and Publisher, dropped by the Victory Points Podcast, hosted by Becca Scott and Jake Michels, to reflect on the company’s history, philosophy and its future, sharing fun stories along the way.
Here are a few timestamped highlights:
3:00 - Scott’s storied history and journey through the game industry, including starting at a friendly local game store, and his work with publishers Decipher, Upper Deck, and Cryptozoic.
9:03 - The driving philosophy for creating and designing licensed games, such as Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid.
26:05 -Strategically using Kickstarter as a game publisher, and how Renegade Game Studios has used Kickstarter.
36:17 - Looking to the future of Renegade Game Studios, Scott reveals a little bit about Vampire: The Masquerade The Expandable Card Game
53:20 - A little insight about the internal development process and how Terror Below went from a game about meteors falling from the sky to a game about terrifying W.O.R.M.s coming from below.
A special thanks to Becca Scott and Jake Michels for having Scott as a guest on the show! Listen to the entire podcast and be sure to subscribe for more fantastic chats with people who love board games as they talk about board games!
What was the first Renegade Game Studios game you ever played? Tell us in the comments!