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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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Name for your collection of game designs?
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1661 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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1769 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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1482 by Mansemat
04/01/2014 - 15:57
by McTeddy
04/02/2014 - 21:44
Teachability and how to assist players through game design and development
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1050 by GamesPrecipice
03/25/2014 - 11:42
by GamesPrecipice
03/27/2014 - 09:44
The best form of competitive game is 1 v 1
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1578 by CCGer
03/21/2014 - 05:46
by X3M
03/23/2014 - 09:50
Blog Post: How often can your game design be played? Maximizing utility via game design
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893 by GamesPrecipice
03/02/2014 - 14:10
n/a
Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
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931 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
n/a
Accessible Gaming
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942 by let-off studios
02/25/2014 - 12:33
by ruy343
02/25/2014 - 15:31
Evaluating the number of players and how scalability can improve functionality
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817 by GamesPrecipice
02/11/2014 - 19:40
by rene.shible
02/12/2014 - 01:39
Complexity in game design, strategic depth and the value of emergent gameplay
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1745 by GamesPrecipice
02/04/2014 - 16:38
by GamesPrecipice
02/05/2014 - 17:19
Blog Post: The runaway leader problem, catch-up mechanics & player engagement
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1390 by GamesPrecipice
01/29/2014 - 13:12
by devaloki
01/29/2014 - 22:48
Interview to Games Designers: Jeffrey D. allers
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955 by ludologo
01/29/2014 - 04:07
n/a
External Balance in Game Design
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1208 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Internal Balance in Game Design
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1278 by GamesPrecipice
01/16/2014 - 20:40
by X3M
01/18/2014 - 06:26
Types of Balance in Game Design
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1618 by GamesPrecipice
01/08/2014 - 20:21
by X3M
01/11/2014 - 09:25
Pet Peeves
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1633 by Kroz1776
11/13/2013 - 11:00
by Kroz1776
12/09/2013 - 10:26
Is '2 to 3 players only' for a game acceptable?
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1066 by senorbaub
09/19/2012 - 15:36
by senorbaub
11/15/2013 - 13:02
Searching for openSource implementation of strategic game
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1875 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
Educational Games' How To
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1620 by MarkKreitler
04/17/2012 - 07:04
by Kroz1776
10/14/2013 - 11:06
Looking for examples of Iconography for complex ideas
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1615 by Jacksmack
10/07/2013 - 10:43
by Jacksmack
10/08/2013 - 15:46
Online courses in game design?
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906 by Soliloquy
04/03/2013 - 11:56
by radioactivemouse
08/28/2013 - 01:46
Movie on Game Design or Board Gaming in general
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705 by Aerjen
05/21/2013 - 19:34
by RGaffney
05/21/2013 - 22:34
New blog post from A Game of Marketing about Differentiation
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732 by Benjow
04/06/2013 - 23:11
n/a
Should Game Designers Play Other Designer's Games?
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1181 by jeffinberlin
02/15/2013 - 07:47
by sedjtroll
02/19/2013 - 18:40
New card/table top game design concept
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1099 by kingspud
01/04/2013 - 10:36
by Robinson
01/10/2013 - 11:29
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