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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Endless Board Game? (A game with no goal)
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2477 by Rangerlab
01/05/2016 - 23:01
by JayProducer
02/06/2016 - 03:58
Engaging Battle/Combat Mechanics
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1029 by questccg
07/10/2017 - 21:00
by Super-Tooned
07/14/2017 - 12:51
Engine Building
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818 by Ark1t3kt
09/14/2017 - 12:44
by Rick L
09/19/2017 - 17:10
Entrance of the super noob
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584 by osloslosher
12/27/2009 - 16:43
by truekid games
12/27/2009 - 20:52
Eurogame Design
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893 by ErnstFourie
07/28/2016 - 07:33
by ErnstFourie
07/28/2016 - 15:27
Event Cards, successes and failures
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1630 by X3M
08/29/2015 - 12:43
by X3M
11/28/2015 - 12:23
Everything boring about boring games
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1359 by The Magician
01/31/2009 - 00:55
by brisingre
02/08/2009 - 21:54
Examples of excellent rules-writing
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1761 by Mild Mannered R...
03/24/2011 - 13:13
by Mild Mannered R...
03/25/2011 - 12:20
Existing Game + My Improvements = My Own Game Design?
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847 by NomadArtisan
01/01/2013 - 22:24
by NomadArtisan
01/04/2013 - 23:27
Experience gain and spending (wargames)
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993 by X3M
11/06/2013 - 05:17
by X3M
11/06/2013 - 18:21
Experience, earning and spending
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1341 by X3M
05/21/2014 - 18:28
by X3M
05/22/2014 - 15:32
Fake Board Games as Video Games
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1443 by larienna
11/21/2012 - 13:05
by larienna
12/02/2012 - 23:35
Favorite books ABOUT non-computer game design?
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1650 by Badger
03/30/2011 - 21:08
by Yamahako
07/15/2011 - 11:57
Fear in board games
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1615 by Toombs79
06/30/2013 - 19:42
by radioactivemouse
07/08/2013 - 23:44
Feedback for new Go-like boardgame/app
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1490 by locksleyu
06/25/2015 - 08:45
by Zag24
07/01/2015 - 17:26
Feedback Loops
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760 by drktron
05/14/2012 - 13:34
by HandwrittenAnthony
05/16/2012 - 21:47
Feedback on my Dedicated Deck, Casual RPG
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858 by raiderrobert
08/22/2012 - 13:12
by dameonunleashed
12/16/2012 - 13:46
Feedback on our new game website!
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674 by GreenbrierGames
11/07/2011 - 10:47
by KMueller
11/15/2011 - 20:01
Fiddle me this fiddle me that...
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1379 by Tbone
11/10/2014 - 01:19
by Zag24
11/16/2014 - 18:40
Finding the Obvious
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751 by X3M
09/04/2016 - 16:39
by Soulfinger
09/06/2016 - 06:00
Finished my article about Rule Space
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709 by larienna
05/04/2013 - 10:38
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First post, first game, first theory. Starting somewhere and ending somewhere else.
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768 by Ding
04/23/2011 - 05:02
by Ding
04/26/2011 - 06:54
First RPG game. What helps you choose a game design direction?
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958 by Torsk21
12/21/2012 - 20:46
by BubbleChucks
01/04/2013 - 02:40
Flag regiment
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663 by Stormyknight1976
10/08/2012 - 16:41
by Stormyknight1976
10/09/2012 - 16:57
Flat land
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2629 by X3M
12/15/2013 - 08:50
by donut2099
01/11/2014 - 13:54
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