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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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Caring for your game after release
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947 by Cogentesque
11/23/2012 - 04:47
by The Chaz
11/29/2012 - 11:41
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
Teaching a 6th Grade Board Game Design Class...
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2436 by Skywise
08/08/2012 - 05:53
by The Game Crafter
08/22/2012 - 23:43
Staying on Track
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940 by senorbaub
06/21/2012 - 13:37
by gabrielcohn
06/22/2012 - 09:51
Educational Games' How To
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1576 by MarkKreitler
04/17/2012 - 07:04
by Kroz1776
10/14/2013 - 11:06
Wall of Text or is it just personality type?
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786 by Willi B
02/23/2012 - 05:12
by mdkiehl
02/25/2012 - 23:06
Preeminence of sharing ideas.
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1033 by Aquilius
02/17/2012 - 08:46
by Aquilius
02/18/2012 - 05:10
WIP: Swords and Scrolls
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742 by Raptormesh
02/12/2012 - 19:02
n/a
Somewhat angry and flaming Newbies
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1033 by larienna
01/31/2012 - 00:26
by larienna
02/05/2012 - 09:50
Sharing the games: losing value by copies or stealing?
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914 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
Hippodice Advice
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650 by NativeTexan
10/04/2011 - 16:56
by NativeTexan
10/05/2011 - 02:46
How to analyze a game by the look
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992 by larienna
07/16/2011 - 20:03
by Kirioni
07/17/2011 - 12:03
Why do you design games?
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1176 by jeffinberlin
06/03/2011 - 05:10
by magic_user
06/15/2011 - 12:05
Game Package standards
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820 by rotberg
02/27/2011 - 04:28
by OHMS Gaming
09/26/2011 - 21:57
Do's and Don'ts in gameboard graphic design
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2477 by bonnie
02/04/2011 - 10:53
by mdkiehl
02/04/2011 - 13:34
Single fighter card+dice as a card game idea
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763 by rob-jr
12/21/2010 - 02:50
n/a
space theme board game idea
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3695 by J16022
12/20/2010 - 12:54
by markbenaldo
01/17/2011 - 20:53
Hippodice 2011?
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1055 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Game (designers') glossary
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1286 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Game Design Major
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1080 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Realizations in Game Design
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833 by Casamyr
04/12/2010 - 21:43
by Rick-Holzgrafe
04/15/2010 - 14:55
Designing a game to playtest a different game?
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786 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
How important are thematics and illustrations?
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1459 by Ronschuijt
04/01/2010 - 08:31
by Kalmari Krapula
11/24/2010 - 13:13
Spicing up the Simple: analysis
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873 by Taavet
03/11/2010 - 15:08
by Gamingnutrpg
03/30/2010 - 10:21
DICE 2010: "Design Outside the Box" Presentation
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745 by freediver
02/26/2010 - 07:26
n/a
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