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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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Teachability and how to assist players through game design and development
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1013 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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1509 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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864 by GamesPrecipice
03/02/2014 - 14:10
n/a
Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
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898 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
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Accessible Gaming
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916 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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793 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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1703 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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1335 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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916 by ludologo
01/29/2014 - 04:07
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External Balance in Game Design
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1163 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Internal Balance in Game Design
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1242 by GamesPrecipice
01/16/2014 - 20:40
by X3M
01/18/2014 - 06:26
Types of Balance in Game Design
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1574 by GamesPrecipice
01/08/2014 - 20:21
by X3M
01/11/2014 - 09:25
Pet Peeves
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1489 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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1037 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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1799 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
Educational Games' How To
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1499 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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1532 by Jacksmack
10/07/2013 - 10:43
by Jacksmack
10/08/2013 - 15:46
Online courses in game design?
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874 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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681 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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683 by Benjow
04/06/2013 - 23:11
n/a
Should Game Designers Play Other Designer's Games?
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1067 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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1047 by kingspud
01/04/2013 - 10:36
by Robinson
01/10/2013 - 11:29
Need a keyword for an abstract resource
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917 by larienna
12/13/2012 - 22:14
by munio
12/16/2012 - 20:23
Finishing a Game
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717 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
Game Design Books
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1105 by emperorrossco
12/07/2012 - 06:37
by mtg123
12/07/2012 - 19:06
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