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About Steven Stwalley

Steven Stwalley is a cartoonist, animator, illustrator, digital artist, rapscallion and ne’er do well. Stwalley’s comics were featured in the Hot Ink: Comic Art show at the Minnesota Museum of American Art, Lutefisk Sushi, BIG FUNNY, Comicopolis, and Just Add Ink. He is also a featured cartoonist in the book Superheroes, Strip Artists, and Talking Animals: Minnesota’s Contemporary Cartoonists. He is a founding member of The International Cartoonist Conspiracy (cartoonistconspiracy.com), and of the annual cartooning event Mini-Comics Day (minicomics.org). Stwalley’s comics can be seen at stwallskull.com, soapythechicken.com, webcomix.org/stripmall and webcomix.org/monkeyspaw… or you can peruse his portfolio at stwallskull.com/portfolio. He works at World Monster HQ, Minneapolis’ most terrifying cartooning studio (worldmonsterhq.com).

SQUIRMISH! The reviews are in… the best new game nowhere to be seen at Gencon 2016!

Squirmish is on sale this week! Save $5 or more off the Deluxe Edition! Designed by Steven Stwalley at World Monster HQ in Minneapolis. The best new game nowhere to be seen at ‪#‎gencon‬ 2016!

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Don’t believe us? Check out the reviews!

“Overall, I’ve had fun with Squirmish both with my kids and with adult players. I think it’s a lot of fun for families. The dice-based abilities mean that there’s still a good amount of chance involved, which gives less-experienced players a chance to take on more-experienced players, so gamers who want something with pure strategy may not like it quite as much. And don’t forget to shout your battle cries as you enter the fray!” – Jonathan H. Liu at Geekdad.

“It’s a simple card game, but it has a lot of meat to it… If you’re looking for a battling card game that you can introduce to people to maybe even get them into bigger and deeper games, this is a great introduction to do so.” – David at Sit Down Standard.

“It’s pretty straightforward and it’s quick to learn, but there’s a lot of different beasts and abilities.” – Alyssa at Sit Down Standard.

“I get several requests for Kickstarter previews every week. Recently, I was sent a request for coverage for a game called Squirmish that was designed by a gentleman named Steven Stwalley. My heart sunk a little bit when I saw the words “card” and “combat” in his elevator pitch, but that all went away when I looked over the art assets he gave me. Squirmish’s art is juvenile, obnoxious, and maybe even a little gross. In other words? I loved it.” – Stephen Duetzmann at Engaged Family Gaming.

“This game is made in direct response to collectible card games aimed at the pre-teen age group, such as Pokemon. There are battling monsters in this game, but unlike a collectible game, everything you need to play is included in one box. I’m a Pokemon Professor and Judge for the card game, so I was really very interested to try this out. It did not disappoint and actually exceeded expectations.” – Chandra Reyer at TSR’s Multiverse.

“I don’t know what to say other than you might like it and maybe others won’t. I am one of those who like it. I don’t think it will replace Pokemon for me, but it is much easier to carry around around than all my Pokemon equipment! It is not cute. However , there are some cute Squirmish monsters. Cawfeather, Opossrat, Killgor the Conquerer, Cupcake, and a few more. I say anyone 2nd grade to 9th might like it. The Battle Cries are really funny! But don’t attempt to make a Donald Duck voice for Pompaduck. Oh, and be sure to add Googly eyes. 😉 Heheheheheheheheh 🙂 (^._.^)/ Keep on Gaming! Meow!” – Chandra Reyer’s Daughter at TSR’s Multiverse.

“It’s a really good game! I like the fighting.” – Ty (age 9) at Board Gaming at Home.

“Ty’s age, absolutely brilliant game. If there’s one downside, it’s the sheer variety.” – Russell at Board Gaming at Home.

“I like all the little characters that have been made up… they’re great fun.” – Kelly at Board Gaming at Home.

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WORLD MONSTER HQ: Destroying the World Since 2015

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The most terrifying cartooning studio in Minneapolis is now open for mayhem. You can find us on Twitter here.

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