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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Diagrams, notes and plans: How do you get your ideas onto paper in a logical way?
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1121 by sniggerjolly
10/16/2011 - 12:35
by InvisibleJon
10/31/2011 - 11:38
A refresher for many......
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1397 by Zzzzz
08/26/2011 - 12:01
by Relexx
10/12/2011 - 00:09
Looking in nature for mechanics model
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1192 by larienna
11/24/2009 - 10:22
by red hare
12/14/2009 - 23:20
Mazes, Dungions, and other fun things
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962 by End of Time Games
05/11/2009 - 02:43
by monica99
05/14/2009 - 23:07
Champions: What can they do???
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791 by questccg
11/21/2017 - 21:43
by FrankM
11/27/2017 - 13:04
"Functional Operations" and calculations
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989 by questccg
09/26/2017 - 23:13
by Fri
09/29/2017 - 12:15
Engaging Battle/Combat Mechanics
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1030 by questccg
07/10/2017 - 21:00
by Super-Tooned
07/14/2017 - 12:51
Tabletop Version of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros.
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2639 by Kamon
12/22/2013 - 05:05
by MrPretty
01/09/2014 - 10:58
Name a Special Ability
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1163 by questccg
12/12/2013 - 23:22
by killerkilroy
01/10/2014 - 18:42
Warhammer tabletop gaming
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1555 by questccg
12/11/2011 - 22:50
by pelle
12/16/2011 - 09:08
The Importance of Theme in European Game Design
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1483 by compman
07/29/2008 - 11:13
by The Magician
01/28/2009 - 01:36
What do the game of the year nominees and highly recommended say about direction of game design?
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2410 by lewpuls
05/19/2014 - 22:09
by Lowpass
06/14/2014 - 03:00
Mechanics or Theme first?
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2309 by Matthaggerty
04/09/2014 - 23:13
by lewpuls
07/02/2014 - 13:49
Fear in board games
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1615 by Toombs79
06/30/2013 - 19:42
by radioactivemouse
07/08/2013 - 23:44
Achievments earned by playing?
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1100 by Redcap
07/31/2010 - 18:25
by Alextfish
02/01/2012 - 13:32
Tutorials on drawing/ painting with photoshop
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2240 by Redcap
06/28/2009 - 12:26
by larienna
12/31/2009 - 12:38
Need a title for Elizabethan sword fighting game
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4236 by lucasAB
08/20/2008 - 13:31
by bluesea
08/21/2008 - 10:18
When would you consider a game to be broken?
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1533 by AbErRational
08/16/2017 - 05:31
by cignox1
10/31/2017 - 04:01
Background designs for card game
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1375 by jedite1000
07/05/2017 - 02:37
by jedite1000
07/15/2017 - 23:52
A Clunky Theory
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2531 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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2219 by gameogami
10/04/2012 - 14:09
by gameogami
09/05/2013 - 11:30
Avoiding Common Criticisms
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1089 by jeffinberlin
01/26/2012 - 17:14
by jeffinberlin
03/24/2012 - 10:10
Theme brainstorming
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1146 by hotsoup
10/18/2011 - 08:03
by Word Nerd
02/12/2012 - 21:03
Moving Around The Board
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1290 by Matt201
08/14/2011 - 21:38
by TomDread66.6
08/23/2011 - 23:24
Yu-Gi-Oh! Flaws
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2058 by questccg
07/21/2011 - 19:21
by larienna
11/03/2011 - 15:59
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