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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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Is '2 to 3 players only' for a game acceptable?
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990 by senorbaub
09/19/2012 - 15:36
by senorbaub
11/15/2013 - 13:02
Soliciting Suggestions for Game Design Class
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1006 by Jonsan
02/09/2010 - 04:21
by royalfa
03/28/2010 - 14:46
Designing for well worn themes
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843 by capeverde
09/15/2008 - 21:41
by apeloverage
11/02/2008 - 00:04
Why do you design games?
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1099 by jeffinberlin
06/03/2011 - 05:10
by magic_user
06/15/2011 - 12:05
Hippodice 2011?
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978 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
TiGD : Multiple Victory/End Game Conditions
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1343 by Zzzzz
08/25/2008 - 01:13
by Gizensha
08/26/2008 - 02:30
Understanding Downtime
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2351 by GamesPrecipice
11/17/2014 - 14:10
by Jarec
04/14/2015 - 09:27
colour or color?
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862 by Katherine
01/30/2009 - 19:00
by hoywolf
02/03/2009 - 13:00
Drugs in Games
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1837 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Searching for openSource implementation of strategic game
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1761 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
Realizations in Game Design
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773 by Casamyr
04/12/2010 - 21:43
by Rick-Holzgrafe
04/15/2010 - 14:55
Challenges for game designer
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1202 by Mikee
01/29/2010 - 17:32
by d3nial
02/03/2010 - 19:31
Card Games - what are you looking for?
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773 by Kirkatronics
09/18/2016 - 11:13
by Mr. ShinyObject
09/19/2016 - 05:09
Any interest in video interviews with publishers and designers?
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917 by Gabe
04/06/2016 - 21:06
by Gabe
04/07/2016 - 14:19
Making Games that tell stories
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2045 by larienna
05/23/2014 - 10:58
by lewpuls
05/30/2014 - 10:52
Several questions on opinions, knowledge and other
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1372 by Mansemat
04/01/2014 - 15:57
by McTeddy
04/02/2014 - 21:44
Types of Balance in Game Design
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1532 by GamesPrecipice
01/08/2014 - 20:21
by X3M
01/11/2014 - 09:25
Sharing the games: losing value by copies or stealing?
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856 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
How important are thematics and illustrations?
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1354 by Ronschuijt
04/01/2010 - 08:31
by Kalmari Krapula
11/24/2010 - 13:13
The 5 player situation in hex based game - alternatives?
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1197 by Willi B
05/09/2009 - 04:19
by Willi B
05/10/2009 - 09:29
Market Research
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1148 by randrews0317
03/23/2009 - 15:36
by randrews0317
03/24/2009 - 15:03
Any suggestions for themes.
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601 by Katherine
10/20/2008 - 06:01
by bielie
12/10/2009 - 17:12
I'm speaking at indiecade
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878 by McTeddy
10/08/2016 - 01:57
by Kirkatronics
10/10/2016 - 04:57
Pick Up + Deliver Themes?
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1401 by el Traveem
11/28/2015 - 13:45
by el Traveem
12/04/2015 - 04:22
Looking to form a board game designers group in Kansas
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2102 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
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