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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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Text abilities, evaluating potential, a pain in board game design
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1226 by larienna
09/24/2015 - 12:01
by X3M
09/25/2015 - 13:45
Mathematics Background
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1177 by CCGer
04/07/2015 - 08:32
by richdurham
04/07/2015 - 17:32
List of games?
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1329 by X3M
05/31/2014 - 07:22
by X3M
06/01/2014 - 07:05
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
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
Victory First Game Design
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596 by Alex Lockhart
08/22/2017 - 12:04
by spaff
08/22/2017 - 17:23
Non game-design design books I recommend
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953 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
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557 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
How to keep a large area of effect (or Possibility Space) for abilities in card games?
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861 by larienna
09/30/2016 - 11:08
by larienna
10/23/2016 - 23:06
Artist available
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957 by Gabe
03/11/2016 - 16:44
by Fuucha
03/12/2016 - 01:26
Turn Order & Initial Resource Distribution
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1545 by GamesPrecipice
09/19/2015 - 16:58
by GamesPrecipice
05/23/2016 - 13:58
pdf link test, Wattnott rules (WIP)
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1179 by Chad Russell
02/21/2015 - 21:37
by Chad Russell
02/22/2015 - 13:49
How Bruno Faidutti makes games.
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1191 by Dralius
02/20/2015 - 17:30
by anonymousmagic
02/21/2015 - 06:51
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
Accessible Gaming
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916 by let-off studios
02/25/2014 - 12:33
by ruy343
02/25/2014 - 15:31
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
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
Finishing a Game
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717 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
Staying on Track
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911 by senorbaub
06/21/2012 - 13:37
by gabrielcohn
06/22/2012 - 09:51
Hippodice Advice
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632 by NativeTexan
10/04/2011 - 16:56
by NativeTexan
10/05/2011 - 02:46
Do's and Don'ts in gameboard graphic design
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2439 by bonnie
02/04/2011 - 10:53
by mdkiehl
02/04/2011 - 13:34
3d models for your game here...
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934 by orbitergo
11/22/2009 - 01:54
by seo
12/28/2009 - 07:47
where are they now?
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762 by Katherine
01/31/2009 - 18:11
by Katherine
01/31/2009 - 19:36
Map Design Software
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1419 by lordgoon
10/14/2008 - 08:22
by Conquerworm
05/26/2009 - 12:31
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