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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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Several questions on opinions, knowledge and other
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1454 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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1029 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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1548 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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879 by GamesPrecipice
03/02/2014 - 14:10
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Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
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917 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
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Accessible Gaming
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929 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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805 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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1725 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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1357 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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933 by ludologo
01/29/2014 - 04:07
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External Balance in Game Design
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1185 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Internal Balance in Game Design
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1266 by GamesPrecipice
01/16/2014 - 20:40
by X3M
01/18/2014 - 06:26
Types of Balance in Game Design
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1590 by GamesPrecipice
01/08/2014 - 20:21
by X3M
01/11/2014 - 09:25
Pet Peeves
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1583 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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1054 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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1832 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
Educational Games' How To
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1571 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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1575 by Jacksmack
10/07/2013 - 10:43
by Jacksmack
10/08/2013 - 15:46
Online courses in game design?
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887 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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692 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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706 by Benjow
04/06/2013 - 23:11
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Should Game Designers Play Other Designer's Games?
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1137 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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1075 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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980 by larienna
12/13/2012 - 22:14
by munio
12/16/2012 - 20:23
Finishing a Game
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736 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
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