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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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1037 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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2302 by Skywise
08/08/2012 - 05:53
by The Game Crafter
08/22/2012 - 23:43
Staying on Track
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912 by senorbaub
06/21/2012 - 13:37
by gabrielcohn
06/22/2012 - 09:51
Educational Games' How To
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1499 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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764 by Willi B
02/23/2012 - 05:12
by mdkiehl
02/25/2012 - 23:06
Preeminence of sharing ideas.
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1003 by Aquilius
02/17/2012 - 08:46
by Aquilius
02/18/2012 - 05:10
WIP: Swords and Scrolls
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714 by Raptormesh
02/12/2012 - 19:02
n/a
Somewhat angry and flaming Newbies
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1005 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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895 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
Hippodice Advice
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633 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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979 by larienna
07/16/2011 - 20:03
by Kirioni
07/17/2011 - 12:03
Why do you design games?
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1139 by jeffinberlin
06/03/2011 - 05:10
by magic_user
06/15/2011 - 12:05
Game Package standards
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811 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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2439 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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753 by rob-jr
12/21/2010 - 02:50
n/a
space theme board game idea
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3609 by J16022
12/20/2010 - 12:54
by markbenaldo
01/17/2011 - 20:53
Hippodice 2011?
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1000 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Game (designers') glossary
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1225 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Game Design Major
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1055 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Realizations in Game Design
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810 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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764 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
How important are thematics and illustrations?
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1404 by Ronschuijt
04/01/2010 - 08:31
by Kalmari Krapula
11/24/2010 - 13:13
Spicing up the Simple: analysis
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838 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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736 by freediver
02/26/2010 - 07:26
n/a
Soliciting Suggestions for Game Design Class
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1062 by Jonsan
02/09/2010 - 04:21
by royalfa
03/28/2010 - 14:46
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