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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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reputation / popularity tracks in board games?
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999 by Willem Verheij
06/25/2016 - 04:18
by The Professor
06/25/2016 - 22:22
Trying to stick to a simple combat system with some strategy.
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1207 by Willem Verheij
06/22/2016 - 14:51
by Willem Verheij
06/23/2016 - 08:39
Why do you replay your favourite games so often?
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1906 by Dravvin
05/14/2016 - 09:46
by questccg
06/22/2016 - 23:39
Theme's (a search for new ones)
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971 by X3M
06/20/2016 - 09:51
by X3M
06/20/2016 - 14:32
Creating the cast of playable characters, trying to keep the balance.
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1182 by Willem Verheij
06/17/2016 - 10:31
by Willem Verheij
06/18/2016 - 17:16
I decided to design in a completely different way.
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1147 by mongoosedog
06/13/2016 - 20:03
by mongoosedog
06/14/2016 - 10:19
Heroes and their resources, but what next?
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1166 by Willem Verheij
06/09/2016 - 17:56
by Willem Verheij
06/10/2016 - 15:14
Defining broad categories of mechanics according to player actions
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2031 by larienna
09/14/2015 - 09:49
by X3M
06/03/2016 - 14:41
Squared grids, diagonal movements
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2081 by X3M
06/01/2016 - 15:28
by X3M
06/03/2016 - 11:25
Iconography vs Quick Reference vs Text
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1074 by Dravvin
05/22/2016 - 07:35
by Dravvin
05/22/2016 - 15:27
Struggling with making story a central element
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1423 by ArmouredRat
04/28/2016 - 15:48
by polyobsessive
05/22/2016 - 14:09
How to encourage players to play their turns
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1019 by ErnstFourie
05/22/2016 - 05:39
by Zag24
05/22/2016 - 13:18
Confirmation bias and complexity blindness
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1835 by jonny muir
03/02/2016 - 16:33
by jonny muir
05/15/2016 - 13:15
The Kobold Guide to Board Game Design
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2079 by notwilw
03/10/2016 - 14:19
by jasongreeno
05/07/2016 - 13:20
Monstrous Advice Needed
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1399 by questccg
04/27/2016 - 23:20
by questccg
05/02/2016 - 23:18
8 Kinds of Fun
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848 by whiletruefork
04/30/2016 - 01:47
n/a
How much is TOO much?
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1512 by ErnstFourie
04/24/2016 - 13:35
by radioactivemouse
04/27/2016 - 03:37
Working with iterations and managing them
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1016 by Darkehorse
04/23/2016 - 19:14
by Tedthebug
04/24/2016 - 02:20
Is 4-7 with unique characters better than 2-7 generic?
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1082 by mongoosedog
04/22/2016 - 11:49
by Zag24
04/23/2016 - 21:40
Board Games Company Name
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1894 by Mechadonic
02/17/2016 - 07:40
by Mechadonic
04/19/2016 - 06:47
Roll20.net
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944 by questccg
04/17/2016 - 22:38
by X3M
04/18/2016 - 12:42
Limits on Print and Play Pages
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1229 by McTeddy
04/17/2016 - 14:53
by McTeddy
04/18/2016 - 00:43
??? Mechs ??? - Need help finding a NEW NAME!
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2123 by questccg
02/24/2016 - 19:25
by Stormyknight1976
04/10/2016 - 14:47
New Genre - Escape the Room?
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1312 by Corsaire
04/04/2016 - 17:32
by Corsaire
04/05/2016 - 16:14
BF Skinner
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965 by Black_Cockatoo
03/26/2016 - 21:51
by questccg
03/26/2016 - 22:04
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