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Board game mechanics seems to remove immersion and fun from a game
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2058 by larienna
10/22/2014 - 09:30
by larienna
10/29/2014 - 09:13
A Warning To All Board Game Designers!
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2615 by Archimedes42
10/20/2014 - 23:04
by mongoosedog
10/29/2014 - 09:09
Chance calculation help needed
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1079 by X3M
10/22/2014 - 15:49
by X3M
10/26/2014 - 10:05
Rule Audit
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1760 by sethvanorden
10/16/2014 - 12:30
by sethvanorden
10/20/2014 - 13:34
My little (stupid looking) soldiers
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2199 by X3M
10/13/2014 - 03:39
by X3M
10/16/2014 - 14:23
Help with rules editing
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1042 by Beggarking
10/15/2014 - 09:49
by Beggarking
10/15/2014 - 23:41
Board game design: It's all about mechanics searching
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2051 by larienna
10/08/2014 - 11:20
by Masacroso
10/12/2014 - 20:06
Optimal Card Hand Size
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1358 by Nooteboom
10/06/2014 - 23:11
by MarkD1733
10/07/2014 - 21:27
Repost from Reddit: A complete reworking of my first ever game
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1527 by infocorn
10/07/2014 - 11:33
by Dralius
10/07/2014 - 16:44
Terrein height
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3813 by X3M
09/20/2014 - 06:42
by X3M
10/07/2014 - 13:14
I need some help with an ending...
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1639 by smeagolthevile
09/29/2014 - 22:36
by smeagolthevile
10/03/2014 - 11:11
Board sizes, RGB, CMYK
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1242 by iJoVaN
10/01/2014 - 11:44
by iJoVaN
10/02/2014 - 08:28
City building game rulebook. Please look it over and see if I've missed anything.
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1988 by Gabe
09/17/2014 - 00:02
by Gabe
09/28/2014 - 15:19
Design Tips for Newcomers
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2004 by Squinshee
09/16/2014 - 09:54
by knightshade
09/22/2014 - 21:32
Change of game sizes
0
913 by X3M
09/22/2014 - 19:20
n/a
Game Types for # of players
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1372 by Tbone
09/20/2014 - 00:20
by DifferentName
09/22/2014 - 10:46
Manditory Card Sleeves?
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1046 by Tbone
09/17/2014 - 13:37
by Gabe
09/18/2014 - 01:21
Psychology of Payoff and player's misperception
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1125 by larienna
09/16/2014 - 10:26
by MarkD1733
09/16/2014 - 23:30
Please review my rule book for my first game.
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1050 by rsvj
09/15/2014 - 11:26
by rsvj
09/15/2014 - 19:57
How hard should a co-op game be?
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1955 by Dralius
07/03/2014 - 09:59
by Markus Hagenauer
09/13/2014 - 13:03
Pure concept of game and historical derivations + biology
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1746 by Masacroso
08/17/2014 - 14:22
by DifferentName
08/31/2014 - 13:16
Card Probability Mechanic
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1601 by Tbone
08/25/2014 - 11:08
by Tbone
08/30/2014 - 23:05
Game-Defining Concepts
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1223 by GamesPrecipice
08/20/2014 - 11:04
by GamesPrecipice
08/22/2014 - 09:31
A Clunky Theory
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2351 by Experimental Designs
06/25/2014 - 03:46
by Experimental Designs
08/22/2014 - 02:38
Combat Mechanics in Wargames
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6156 by MicroStack Games
08/07/2014 - 17:30
by X3M
08/20/2014 - 07:31
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