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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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The Importance of Design in the Playtesting Process
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1906 by craigsoup
11/04/2015 - 12:58
by polyobsessive
01/14/2016 - 12:55
Survey for Designers
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2802 by let-off studios
02/28/2014 - 21:13
by radioactivemouse
01/04/2016 - 04:34
Pick Up + Deliver Themes?
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1445 by el Traveem
11/28/2015 - 13:45
by el Traveem
12/04/2015 - 04:22
Design by asking and answering questions
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1354 by Mrtwills
09/07/2015 - 10:00
by Mrtwills
10/05/2015 - 17:58
Text abilities, evaluating potential, a pain in board game design
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1227 by larienna
09/24/2015 - 12:01
by X3M
09/25/2015 - 13:45
The Psychology of Dice
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1302 by Soulfinger
06/05/2015 - 01:06
by Icynova
06/05/2015 - 15:31
3d models vs standees
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1443 by Mechadonic
05/28/2015 - 10:06
by Mechadonic
06/05/2015 - 06:31
Big Score Boards
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1070 by Apotheothena
04/23/2015 - 12:09
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Drugs in Games
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1935 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Understanding Downtime
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2416 by GamesPrecipice
11/17/2014 - 14:10
by Jarec
04/14/2015 - 09:27
Mathematics Background
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1178 by CCGer
04/07/2015 - 08:32
by richdurham
04/07/2015 - 17:32
pdf link test, Wattnott rules (WIP)
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1180 by Chad Russell
02/21/2015 - 21:37
by Chad Russell
02/22/2015 - 13:49
How Bruno Faidutti makes games.
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1192 by Dralius
02/20/2015 - 17:30
by anonymousmagic
02/21/2015 - 06:51
Designing for Fun and the value of Satisfaction
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1464 by GamesPrecipice
01/26/2015 - 11:28
by GamesPrecipice
02/17/2015 - 10:45
Audio circuit board
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937 by duchess of nort...
01/12/2015 - 22:37
n/a
Pacing, Immersion & Designing Your Experience
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1351 by GamesPrecipice
12/10/2014 - 10:47
n/a
Game Design Merit Badge
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1153 by ruy343
10/21/2014 - 14:40
n/a
One Piece of Advice from Designers & Publishers
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2219 by MicroStack Games
07/23/2014 - 14:36
by jeffinberlin
07/29/2014 - 12:27
Designer Ego and the Limitations it will cause
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1566 by GamesPrecipice
06/23/2014 - 09:54
by GamesPrecipice
06/27/2014 - 17:03
List of games?
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1329 by X3M
05/31/2014 - 07:22
by X3M
06/01/2014 - 07:05
Making Games that tell stories
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2086 by larienna
05/23/2014 - 10:58
by lewpuls
05/30/2014 - 10:52
Approachability - Reducing Barriers to Entry for New Players
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1821 by GamesPrecipice
04/03/2014 - 11:02
by devaloki
05/27/2014 - 16:04
Name for your collection of game designs?
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1611 by baberahamlincoln
04/25/2014 - 13:14
by Godzirra
04/26/2014 - 09:58
How to design a worker placement game: Part 1
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1697 by LukeLaurie
04/18/2014 - 21:12
by LukeLaurie
04/20/2014 - 16:24
Several questions on opinions, knowledge and other
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1411 by Mansemat
04/01/2014 - 15:57
by McTeddy
04/02/2014 - 21:44
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