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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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Is '2 to 3 players only' for a game acceptable?
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988 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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2194 by Skywise
08/08/2012 - 05:53
by The Game Crafter
08/22/2012 - 23:43
Staying on Track
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887 by senorbaub
06/21/2012 - 13:37
by gabrielcohn
06/22/2012 - 09:51
Educational Games' How To
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1445 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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726 by Willi B
02/23/2012 - 05:12
by mdkiehl
02/25/2012 - 23:06
Preeminence of sharing ideas.
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966 by Aquilius
02/17/2012 - 08:46
by Aquilius
02/18/2012 - 05:10
WIP: Swords and Scrolls
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674 by Raptormesh
02/12/2012 - 19:02
n/a
Somewhat angry and flaming Newbies
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959 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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854 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
Hippodice Advice
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612 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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952 by larienna
07/16/2011 - 20:03
by Kirioni
07/17/2011 - 12:03
Why do you design games?
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1099 by jeffinberlin
06/03/2011 - 05:10
by magic_user
06/15/2011 - 12:05
Game Package standards
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796 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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2397 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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738 by rob-jr
12/21/2010 - 02:50
n/a
space theme board game idea
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3504 by J16022
12/20/2010 - 12:54
by markbenaldo
01/17/2011 - 20:53
Hippodice 2011?
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977 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Game (designers') glossary
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1171 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Game Design Major
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1011 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Realizations in Game Design
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771 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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742 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
How important are thematics and illustrations?
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1353 by Ronschuijt
04/01/2010 - 08:31
by Kalmari Krapula
11/24/2010 - 13:13
Spicing up the Simple: analysis
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784 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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717 by freediver
02/26/2010 - 07:26
n/a
Soliciting Suggestions for Game Design Class
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1004 by Jonsan
02/09/2010 - 04:21
by royalfa
03/28/2010 - 14:46
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