1. Designer Dinner
  2. Volunteers Needed
  3. Free shipping offer from Print and Play.
  4. Sponsor: Brian Henk, Overworld Games


Designer Dinner and Mixer (Optional)

Friday night hang out with designers over dinner and talk some shop.

Armadillo Willy's - (Across the street from Game Kastle)

1031 N San Antonio Rd Los Altos, CA 94022

Friday April 16, 6:30 PM to ?


Counter-serve barbecue, bar, some vegetarian options. Seating is limited to the first 25 people to RSVP. You will need to pay your own check. Armadillo Willy's is within walking distance of Game Castle. If you need a ride, you can ask for a ride share as part of your RSVP.

Please RSVP via this link:



Call for Volunteers - Your Help Is Needed

Protospiel San Jose is not for profit. Each year the budget is posted publicly on the website. How well the event turns out due to the efforts our awesome volunteers and contributors. Once again, we need your help to staff the welcome table/registration desk. 

If you are willing to help staff the welcome table please reach out to our volunteer coordinator Jonathan Grothe at Thank you!



Industry Guest & Free Shipping Offer

Andrew Tullsen will once again be joining us as an industry guest this year.

Starting the company Print and Play Productions at age 16 from his bedroom, Andrew Tullsen is now the regional manager of the Print and Play Division owned by AdMagic. 

Print & Play is know for their custom work in board game prototyping. They offer boards, boxes, bits and more. Cards come in standard and custom sizes. Their support team works closely with customers to ensure satisfactory products. Print and Play strives for quality, consistency, and fast delivery with every order. 

Since Andrew is coming to the event, he is offering free shipping for any order headed to Protospiel San Jose. Andrew will bring your order with him. Head over to to take advantage of this great service. Use coupon code "local17" for free shipping, make sure to mention it's going to Protospiel San Jose in the order notes! 



Thanks to Sponsor Overworld Games

A hearty thanks to Brian for helping make Protospiel free for players.

Brian is the President of Overworld Games, creators of 7 successful Kickstarter campaigns and publishers of easy-to-learn and quick-to-play games with heavy social interaction. Brian is the co-designer of games like Good Cop Bad Cop, Exposed, New Salem, and Leaders of Euphoria. He is also one of the co-hosts on the Board Game Business Podcast where he discusses the business side of the tabletop game industry.


Brian Henk of Overworld Games

Brian Henk of Overworld Games