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Topics in Game Design

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 Advice
2
634 by NativeTexan
10/04/2011 - 16:56
by NativeTexan
10/05/2011 - 02:46
Hippodice 2011?
12
1005 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
Geeklist on Game Designers discussing their own games
0
524 by slam
09/05/2008 - 00:30
n/a
Game Package standards
1
814 by rotberg
02/27/2011 - 04:28
by OHMS Gaming
09/26/2011 - 21:57
Game Length & Maximizing Player Time
0
898 by GamesPrecipice
02/26/2014 - 12:15
n/a
Game Design Merit Badge
0
1154 by ruy343
10/21/2014 - 14:40
n/a
Game Design Major
17
1060 by bwtyler
08/08/2010 - 20:25
by heavyrocks
02/12/2012 - 01:37
Game Design Books
5
1110 by emperorrossco
12/07/2012 - 06:37
by mtg123
12/07/2012 - 19:06
Game (designers') glossary
18
1231 by lewpuls
10/07/2010 - 08:25
by TDang
10/27/2010 - 01:05
Finishing a Game
2
718 by gameogami
12/09/2012 - 19:52
by Horatio252
12/10/2012 - 15:00
External Balance in Game Design
2
1169 by GamesPrecipice
01/22/2014 - 17:24
by GamesPrecipice
01/23/2014 - 16:41
Experience with Family Pastimes games?
6
941 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
797 by GamesPrecipice
02/11/2014 - 19:40
by rene.shible
02/12/2014 - 01:39
Educational Games' How To
16
1505 by MarkKreitler
04/17/2012 - 07:04
by Kroz1776
10/14/2013 - 11:06
Dynamic and Evolving games
0
1086 by larienna
09/29/2008 - 10:13
n/a
Drugs in Games
9
1948 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Document creation workflow
1
801 by larienna
04/13/2009 - 03:38
by gameprinter
04/13/2009 - 09:13
Do's and Don'ts in gameboard graphic design
2
2444 by bonnie
02/04/2011 - 10:53
by mdkiehl
02/04/2011 - 13:34
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
2
565 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
Designing for well worn themes
13
874 by capeverde
09/15/2008 - 21:41
by apeloverage
11/02/2008 - 00:04
Designing for Fun and the value of Satisfaction
5
1469 by GamesPrecipice
01/26/2015 - 11:28
by GamesPrecipice
02/17/2015 - 10:45
Designing a game to playtest a different game?
4
766 by agrandstudent
04/06/2010 - 04:36
by bielie
04/08/2010 - 10:10
Designer Notes for upcoming Essen Release Zack und Pack
0
601 by jeffinberlin
09/14/2008 - 00:01
n/a
Designer Ego and the Limitations it will cause
6
1570 by GamesPrecipice
06/23/2014 - 09:54
by GamesPrecipice
06/27/2014 - 17:03
Design notes on my game for Pegasus
2
581 by jeffinberlin
09/11/2008 - 11:07
by SiddGames
09/12/2008 - 17:32
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