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A forum for discussion of the principles of good game design. We'll explore the elements that are common to good (and bad!) games. Discussions will typically try to synthesize commonalities between several games, but "case studies" may o...
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Who are the best game designers?
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144 by Gabe
15 hours 46 min ago
by polyobsessive
1 hour 5 min ago
Victory First Game Design
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524 by Alex Lockhart
08/22/2017 - 12:04
by spaff
08/22/2017 - 17:23
Would you play an open world board game?
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2811 by Gabe
03/27/2017 - 19:22
by The Odd Fox
07/26/2017 - 01:19
Should every game of considerable length have a quick run-through section
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368 by cloa513
07/21/2017 - 20:15
by Super-Tooned
07/22/2017 - 02:09
Non game-design design books I recommend
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876 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
How do you design?
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1965 by krone9
02/04/2017 - 06:31
by polyobsessive
04/25/2017 - 10:30
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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1687 by X3M
08/22/2016 - 18:37
by Rick L
04/13/2017 - 02:02
How do you define that a game has depth?
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1454 by larienna
03/11/2017 - 19:05
by lewpuls
04/11/2017 - 10:05
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
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513 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
How to keep a large area of effect (or Possibility Space) for abilities in card games?
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803 by larienna
09/30/2016 - 11:08
by larienna
10/23/2016 - 23:06
Looking to form a board game designers group in Kansas
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2097 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
I'm speaking at indiecade
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877 by McTeddy
10/08/2016 - 01:57
by Kirkatronics
10/10/2016 - 04:57
Card Games - what are you looking for?
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765 by Kirkatronics
09/18/2016 - 11:13
by Mr. ShinyObject
09/19/2016 - 05:09
When a problem is too hard to explain
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1159 by X3M
08/13/2016 - 19:28
by X3M
08/21/2016 - 07:05
20 Years, 20 Lessons. An interesting article on card design by Mtg's Mark Rosewater.
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1796 by JewellGames
06/13/2016 - 15:30
by lucyda
07/25/2016 - 08:19
What do you like to see in dice combat, and what do you hate?
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1734 by Willem Verheij
07/05/2016 - 09:36
by Willem Verheij
07/17/2016 - 04:27
Using a deck of cards or dice roll with results lists?
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1740 by Willem Verheij
06/11/2016 - 20:00
by Willem Verheij
06/29/2016 - 18:11
Who, What, Why? A Game Design Podcast *More posts! Roar! Super blood moon!*
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7851 by mikenvp
05/10/2015 - 21:54
by mikenvp
05/26/2016 - 10:27
Turn Order & Initial Resource Distribution
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1496 by GamesPrecipice
09/19/2015 - 16:58
by GamesPrecipice
05/23/2016 - 13:58
What Games Use Tactical Combat in Minimalist Ways?
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1578 by jasongreeno
05/13/2016 - 21:06
by radioactivemouse
05/19/2016 - 04:13
Co-designer issues. Advice needed.
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794 by Mrtwills
05/10/2016 - 13:09
by richdurham
05/10/2016 - 22:31
Any interest in video interviews with publishers and designers?
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909 by Gabe
04/06/2016 - 21:06
by Gabe
04/07/2016 - 14:19
Artwork and Artist
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1326 by northgun
03/10/2016 - 14:35
by northgun
03/14/2016 - 16:39
Artist available
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916 by Gabe
03/11/2016 - 16:44
by Fuucha
03/12/2016 - 01:26
Juice + P.V.P Arena + Supapowas + W.O.E War Of Elementals
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832 by grayzybird
02/11/2016 - 12:44
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