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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Mechanics or Theme first?
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2074 by Matthaggerty
04/09/2014 - 23:13
by lewpuls
07/02/2014 - 13:49
Too many games is like not enough; Why continue making games?
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1645 by larienna
06/29/2014 - 10:55
by lewpuls
07/02/2014 - 13:39
Please read/critique my updated rulebook
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957 by sigtaulefty
06/30/2014 - 19:58
by sigtaulefty
07/02/2014 - 08:06
Do you create game rules or start prototyping first?
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1310 by limalima
06/26/2014 - 02:37
by Swiftshadow
06/27/2014 - 10:19
"hook"
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928 by Canyoncl
06/19/2014 - 20:20
by Jarec
06/23/2014 - 08:00
Size Standards - Board and Box
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28406 by Oskar
10/15/2008 - 04:35
by twizzler3b
06/15/2014 - 11:01
What do the game of the year nominees and highly recommended say about direction of game design?
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2221 by lewpuls
05/19/2014 - 22:09
by Lowpass
06/14/2014 - 03:00
Are charts bad?
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1674 by sigtaulefty
06/03/2014 - 21:37
by sigtaulefty
06/09/2014 - 07:03
Experience, earning and spending
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1109 by X3M
05/21/2014 - 18:28
by X3M
05/22/2014 - 15:32
PnP games?
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2389 by Jayce
05/14/2014 - 20:00
by let-off studios
05/17/2014 - 20:12
Reconsidering Board Game Design 1/3: Theme VS Mechanic
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2050 by larienna
05/10/2014 - 09:57
by larienna
05/17/2014 - 07:53
visual reprensentation of information
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1015 by DChristiany
04/28/2014 - 22:33
by devaloki
05/16/2014 - 19:02
Reconsidering Board Game Design 2/3: Board VS Video games
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1411 by larienna
05/10/2014 - 09:57
by devaloki
05/13/2014 - 18:33
Reconsidering Board Game Design 3/3: Single VS Multi Player
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1108 by larienna
05/10/2014 - 09:58
by larienna
05/13/2014 - 14:07
The 100:10:1 method
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976 by pelle
05/12/2014 - 12:26
n/a
putting symbols on dice?
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1799 by Greggatron
05/02/2014 - 18:35
by Greggatron
05/08/2014 - 03:47
Multiple actions per turn vs one action per turn
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2070 by jvallerand
02/20/2014 - 14:06
by jwarrend
05/06/2014 - 21:19
Flexible Game design: How and why
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1605 by larienna
04/22/2014 - 12:45
by larienna
04/23/2014 - 14:21
Theory Behind Solo Games
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2311 by Ekobor
04/19/2014 - 19:21
by pelle
04/22/2014 - 15:19
Ideas for train game movement.
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1033 by jer1bil
04/09/2014 - 07:45
by jer1bil
04/09/2014 - 23:32
MY Metro 2033 game..............I could use your help.
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1429 by jer1bil
03/27/2014 - 11:08
by jer1bil
04/05/2014 - 19:26
BOTA (Battle of the Aces) card game *VIDEO* Overview Part 1
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954 by Tbone
04/04/2014 - 15:12
n/a
Terrain information (prototype)
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1947 by X3M
02/26/2014 - 06:48
by X3M
04/02/2014 - 02:13
Single player expansion scenario
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1194 by questccg
03/29/2014 - 22:30
by questccg
04/01/2014 - 00:47
Preventing player elimination
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1243 by X3M
03/26/2014 - 06:38
by tuism
03/27/2014 - 10:32
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