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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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How Bruno Faidutti makes games.
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1219 by Dralius
02/20/2015 - 17:30
by anonymousmagic
02/21/2015 - 06:51
Hippodice Advice
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667 by NativeTexan
10/04/2011 - 16:56
by NativeTexan
10/05/2011 - 02:46
Hippodice 2011?
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1069 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Geeklist on Game Designers discussing their own games
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552 by slam
09/05/2008 - 00:30
n/a
Game Package standards
1
829 by rotberg
02/27/2011 - 04:28
by OHMS Gaming
09/26/2011 - 21:57
Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
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930 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
n/a
Game Design Merit Badge
0
1185 by ruy343
10/21/2014 - 14:40
n/a
Game Design Major
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1102 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Game Design Books
5
1157 by emperorrossco
12/07/2012 - 06:37
by mtg123
12/07/2012 - 19:06
Game (designers') glossary
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1335 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Finishing a Game
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756 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
External Balance in Game Design
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1206 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Experience with Family Pastimes games?
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977 by lordgoon
09/03/2008 - 00:09
by Dralius
09/04/2008 - 10:55
Evaluating the number of players and how scalability can improve functionality
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816 by GamesPrecipice
02/11/2014 - 19:40
by rene.shible
02/12/2014 - 01:39
Educational Games' How To
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1617 by MarkKreitler
04/17/2012 - 07:04
by Kroz1776
10/14/2013 - 11:06
Dynamic and Evolving games
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1123 by larienna
09/29/2008 - 10:13
n/a
Drugs in Games
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2062 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Document creation workflow
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839 by larienna
04/13/2009 - 03:38
by gameprinter
04/13/2009 - 09:13
Do's and Don'ts in gameboard graphic design
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2503 by bonnie
02/04/2011 - 10:53
by mdkiehl
02/04/2011 - 13:34
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
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627 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
Designing for well worn themes
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902 by capeverde
09/15/2008 - 21:41
by apeloverage
11/02/2008 - 00:04
Designing for Fun and the value of Satisfaction
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1528 by GamesPrecipice
01/26/2015 - 11:28
by GamesPrecipice
02/17/2015 - 10:45
Designing a game to playtest a different game?
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805 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
Designer Notes for upcoming Essen Release Zack und Pack
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619 by jeffinberlin
09/14/2008 - 00:01
n/a
Designer Ego and the Limitations it will cause
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1622 by GamesPrecipice
06/23/2014 - 09:54
by GamesPrecipice
06/27/2014 - 17:03
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