Planet Smasher Games

Planet Smasher Games is an independent tabletop games studio that I founded in 2015. I make unreasonably fun tabletop miniature games, including Gaslands, A Billion Suns, Hobgoblin and many more still to come! My dream is to make boutique miniature games for the highly-evolved tabletop gamer. Check out my games:

Since quitting my job to take miniatures game design fulltime, I share my design process on YouTube. There are two things you could do for me:



Hello friends! You may know me as Gaslands Mike, or maybe Hobgoblin Mike. I'm happy you have found your way Read more
I got my hands on some physical copies of HOBGOBLIN at last! Nine years in the making... let's take a Read more
HOBGOBLIN has won the UKGE Judge's Choice for Best Miniatures Rules 2024. I wrote the first draft of Hobgoblin in Read more
Chris McDowall of Into The Odd and Mythic Bastionland invited me onto his podcast to have a chat about three Read more
I got the chance to hang out with my buddy Peter (Universal Head) from the Esoteric Order of Gamers. Peter Read more
Glenn and I have spent 200 episodes of Rule Of Carnage talking about the design of miniatures games, and now Read more
What is Flagstone? Flagstone is the first #chess28 game. It may be the last. It uses my generic Chess28 Core Read more
I have been hard at work on the textbook that Glenn and I are writing, but I haven't been able Read more