We are getting into October already! Let’s take a look at what events are going on and whats coming up:



What an awesome afternoon of game design knowledge sharing! We had some awesome speakers and glad to have people join us.



CUDO Plays Teams @ IndieCade!

Woah! This year, two of our past teams are selected to show their games at IndieCade, an indie games festival in California, this year. First is DemocraSea, the Season 3 multiple award winner! And second is Pitch Fight, a game from the Season 1 Heifer Heist team. We are super proud and excited that they are out doing awesome things!


Signups Open!

Team Registered_small-01Signups for the new season of the CUDO Plays board game design competition are open! If you’d like to participate and want to join in on the board game making fun, you can sign up with your team here:

Team Signup

Or if you want to participate and want to create a team or join a team, you can sign up as an individual here:

Individual Signup


Upcoming Events

CUDO Plays @ Heartland Makerfest – Saturday, October 1st

Heartland Maker Fest-01Lincoln Square Mall @ 9am-4pm

Makerspace Urbana is throwing their annual Heartland Maker Fest! This is a one day celebration of the maker and DIY community. CUDO Plays will have a table all day where you can stop by and do the Board Game Blitz challenge!


Board Game Bootcamp – Sunday, September 2nd

Bootcamp_small-01Champaign Library, Robeson Pavilion Room C @ 1:30-4:30pm
Scared of the thought of designing your own board game? This event is for you! Come on down for an afternoon of fast paced game design and prototyping. See what you can come up with!


Pitch Night – Sunday, September 9th

Pitched An Idea_small-01Pizza M @ 7:00-9:00pm
Need a team or want to recruit more members? Just want to show of your game ideas? Pitch Night will be hosted at Pizza M, for those looking for inspiration and teammates, or just to listen to others.


CUDO Plays Recommends

This week the game we are recommending, Betrayal at House on a Hill as we enter into the spooky month of October!

Betrayal at House on the Hill is a tile game that allows players to build their own haunted house room by room, tile by tile, creating a new thrilling game board every time. The game is designed for three to six people, each of whom plays one of six possible characters.

Secretly, one of the characters betrays the rest of the party, and the innocent members of the party must defeat the traitor in their midst before it’s too late! Betrayal at House on the Hill will appeal to any game player who enjoys a fun, suspenseful, and strategic game. A cool spooky game for about 3-6 people that plays around an hour, especially to get you in the mood for the Halloween season.

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