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Are there really any new mechanics?
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1940 by monkey man
02/12/2010 - 11:20
by Marx
06/04/2010 - 18:20
Technology growth not proportional with empire growth
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1099 by larienna
01/29/2010 - 19:16
by Jpwoo
02/17/2010 - 21:06
Laws instead of rules
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1268 by coco
01/17/2009 - 18:09
by tomi71
06/02/2009 - 01:43
Clarity and awkward wording on cards...
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1555 by bbblackwell
11/04/2016 - 13:06
by BHFuturist
12/15/2016 - 23:23
What to do about "Mana"?
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1256 by questccg
08/23/2016 - 22:22
by MKG
08/26/2016 - 01:46
What got you interested in designing board games?
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2078 by Cool Among Camels
06/24/2016 - 03:40
by Tedthebug
07/14/2016 - 00:08
Introducing Children to Tabletop Games
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3023 by JDHultgren
03/04/2015 - 19:35
by Vuoripeikko
06/05/2015 - 08:17
Terrein height
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4206 by X3M
09/20/2014 - 06:42
by X3M
10/07/2014 - 13:14
Math question
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1066 by genericm
04/13/2011 - 10:17
by Yamahako
04/20/2011 - 10:15
Need a Name!!!!!
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935 by Maverick 3RD
03/18/2010 - 03:10
by hulken
04/23/2010 - 05:16
How to simplify counting resource points
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1119 by iceman0c
11/10/2009 - 01:38
by deloctyte
11/20/2009 - 16:51
When would you consider a game to be broken?
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1598 by AbErRational
08/16/2017 - 05:31
by cignox1
10/31/2017 - 04:01
Background designs for card game
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1434 by jedite1000
07/05/2017 - 02:37
by jedite1000
07/15/2017 - 23:52
A Clunky Theory
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2572 by Experimental Designs
06/25/2014 - 03:46
by Experimental Designs
08/22/2014 - 02:38
Legends At War - a game of mythic strategy
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2267 by gameogami
10/04/2012 - 14:09
by gameogami
09/05/2013 - 11:30
Avoiding Common Criticisms
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1108 by jeffinberlin
01/26/2012 - 17:14
by jeffinberlin
03/24/2012 - 10:10
Theme brainstorming
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1168 by hotsoup
10/18/2011 - 08:03
by Word Nerd
02/12/2012 - 21:03
Moving Around The Board
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1317 by Matt201
08/14/2011 - 21:38
by TomDread66.6
08/23/2011 - 23:24
Yu-Gi-Oh! Flaws
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2117 by questccg
07/21/2011 - 19:21
by larienna
11/03/2011 - 15:59
Default summoning cost
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1007 by questccg
07/20/2011 - 15:52
by questccg
07/25/2011 - 22:40
What do the game of the year nominees and highly recommended say about direction of game design?
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2448 by lewpuls
05/19/2014 - 22:09
by Lowpass
06/14/2014 - 03:00
Mechanics or Theme first?
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2372 by Matthaggerty
04/09/2014 - 23:13
by lewpuls
07/02/2014 - 13:49
Fear in board games
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1671 by Toombs79
06/30/2013 - 19:42
by radioactivemouse
07/08/2013 - 23:44
Achievments earned by playing?
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1131 by Redcap
07/31/2010 - 18:25
by Alextfish
02/01/2012 - 13:32
Tutorials on drawing/ painting with photoshop
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2294 by Redcap
06/28/2009 - 12:26
by larienna
12/31/2009 - 12:38
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