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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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Hippodice 2011?
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977 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Geeklist on Game Designers discussing their own games
0
509 by slam
09/05/2008 - 00:30
n/a
Game Package standards
1
796 by rotberg
02/27/2011 - 04:28
by OHMS Gaming
09/26/2011 - 21:57
Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
0
871 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
n/a
Game Design Merit Badge
0
1132 by ruy343
10/21/2014 - 14:40
n/a
Game Design Major
17
1010 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Game Design Books
5
1073 by emperorrossco
12/07/2012 - 06:37
by mtg123
12/07/2012 - 19:06
Game (designers') glossary
18
1169 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Finishing a Game
2
693 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
External Balance in Game Design
2
1137 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Experience with Family Pastimes games?
6
905 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
1
774 by GamesPrecipice
02/11/2014 - 19:40
by rene.shible
02/12/2014 - 01:39
Educational Games' How To
16
1443 by MarkKreitler
04/17/2012 - 07:04
by Kroz1776
10/14/2013 - 11:06
Dynamic and Evolving games
0
1050 by larienna
09/29/2008 - 10:13
n/a
Drugs in Games
9
1837 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Document creation workflow
1
772 by larienna
04/13/2009 - 03:38
by gameprinter
04/13/2009 - 09:13
Do's and Don'ts in gameboard graphic design
2
2396 by bonnie
02/04/2011 - 10:53
by mdkiehl
02/04/2011 - 13:34
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
2
515 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
Designing for well worn themes
13
842 by capeverde
09/15/2008 - 21:41
by apeloverage
11/02/2008 - 00:04
Designing for Fun and the value of Satisfaction
5
1424 by GamesPrecipice
01/26/2015 - 11:28
by GamesPrecipice
02/17/2015 - 10:45
Designing a game to playtest a different game?
4
742 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
Designer Notes for upcoming Essen Release Zack und Pack
0
582 by jeffinberlin
09/14/2008 - 00:01
n/a
Designer Ego and the Limitations it will cause
6
1535 by GamesPrecipice
06/23/2014 - 09:54
by GamesPrecipice
06/27/2014 - 17:03
Design notes on my game for Pegasus
2
566 by jeffinberlin
09/11/2008 - 11:07
by SiddGames
09/12/2008 - 17:32
Design by asking and answering questions
6
1288 by Mrtwills
09/07/2015 - 10:00
by Mrtwills
10/05/2015 - 17:58
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