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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 occasionally happen.
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Sticky: [TiGD] Topics in Game Design Schedule
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14125 by jwarrend
07/28/2004 - 13:02
by jwarrend
08/31/2004 - 09:21
Sticky: New forum: Topics in Game Design
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1608 by jwarrend
07/06/2004 - 13:30
n/a
[TiGD] Keep it simple
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4187 by Zzzzz
07/05/2006 - 14:27
by Anonymous
07/22/2006 - 15:47
Designer's Block
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1810 by Anonymous
07/16/2006 - 12:47
by Hedge-o-Matic
07/16/2006 - 16:00
[TiGD] Chit-Pull System
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3513 by Zzzzz
07/10/2006 - 13:58
by Willi_B
07/14/2006 - 12:02
[TiGD] State Tracking
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2459 by Zzzzz
06/29/2006 - 16:32
by w0rf
07/07/2006 - 00:17
CCG's and Branding
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2762 by Willi_B
06/25/2006 - 12:32
by Willi_B
07/05/2006 - 22:40
[TiGD] Theme Design
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2538 by Zzzzz
10/07/2004 - 12:41
by disclamer
06/30/2006 - 00:23
[TiGD] Runaway leader/leader bashing!
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5058 by Zzzzz
09/06/2004 - 15:18
by Velociryx
06/21/2006 - 14:01
Once more with feeling...
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2350 by Anonymous
11/14/2004 - 19:42
by Rick-Holzgrafe
06/19/2006 - 18:33
ORIGINS or GenCon Indy, anyone?
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1647 by Willi_B
06/19/2006 - 08:36
n/a
Action Point Allowance
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4155 by SVan
07/19/2004 - 09:45
by Velociryx
06/18/2006 - 18:49
Empty hands in CCG
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2541 by larienna
06/24/2005 - 12:22
by Discord
06/07/2006 - 22:38
Event Cards: A disappointing feature
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3194 by Triktrak
12/31/2005 - 12:33
by Ska_baron
06/01/2006 - 17:01
Complexity and unbalance due to successive expansions
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1626 by larienna
12/03/2005 - 00:09
by clearclaw
06/01/2006 - 13:13
[TIGD] Kingmaking (Common Problem #2)
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5675 by zaiga
08/23/2004 - 07:56
by Johan
06/01/2006 - 06:33
[TIGD] Analysis Paralysis (Common Problem #1)
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2223 by Anonymous
08/16/2004 - 18:03
by clearclaw
06/01/2006 - 03:54
Deterministic Vs Random models
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4609 by Anonymous
02/01/2005 - 19:06
by CRasterImage
05/10/2006 - 15:02
Re-Tooling Monopoly
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2187 by NetWolf
04/24/2006 - 16:42
by Zzzzz
04/26/2006 - 10:31
New Journal of Boardgame Design article: The Art of Scoring
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2030 by Jonathan
03/20/2006 - 14:59
by evilupine
03/30/2006 - 07:11
Board Game Design Blogs
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2132 by markmist
03/06/2006 - 14:59
by markmist
03/22/2006 - 13:57
Variety in Games
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2070 by larienna
03/07/2006 - 21:43
by Johan
03/09/2006 - 05:09
"Stolen" ideas
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2053 by jwarrend
02/24/2006 - 10:13
by slam
02/24/2006 - 18:00
Traveling mechanics
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2340 by Rick-Holzgrafe
02/08/2006 - 17:49
by MattMiller
02/13/2006 - 10:43
Philips Entertaible - A new form of board game?
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1839 by MPT
02/03/2006 - 08:41
by phpbbadmin
02/08/2006 - 09:28
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