Author Archives: Arthur Franz

Lessons Learned – Breakaway Football and Kickstarter

Designing and developing Breakaway Football has been a labor of love, and I am very excited about how the game has turned out. In late March, we plan to make the game available to our faithful fans for print on

Breakaway Football – Testing and Development

In the “Design” post for Breakaway Football, we talked about where the inspiration for the game came from, the different constraints that helped us find something unique, and finally how the four of us contributed specific items to the core

Breakaway Football – Origins and Design

Breakaway Football is the culmination of about 9 months of almost daily design and development. We have poured nearly one thousand design hours and scores of play-testing hours into making the game simple and fun. My first passion is football.

Meet the Underground – Arthur

My name is Arthur Franz IV, and I want to make high-quality board games that can provide decades of fun to like-minded hobby gamers. My introduction to gaming was through the usual suspects – classic Parker Bros. and Milton Bradley