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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 occasionally happen.
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Sticky: [TiGD] Topics in Game Design Schedule
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11779 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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1069 by jwarrend
07/06/2004 - 13:30
n/a
[TiGD] Keep it simple
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3199 by Zzzzz
07/05/2006 - 14:27
by Anonymous
07/22/2006 - 15:47
Designer's Block
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1116 by Anonymous
07/16/2006 - 12:47
by Hedge-o-Matic
07/16/2006 - 16:00
[TiGD] Chit-Pull System
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2520 by Zzzzz
07/10/2006 - 13:58
by Willi_B
07/14/2006 - 12:02
[TiGD] State Tracking
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1689 by Zzzzz
06/29/2006 - 16:32
by w0rf
07/07/2006 - 00:17
CCG's and Branding
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1931 by Willi_B
06/25/2006 - 12:32
by Willi_B
07/05/2006 - 22:40
[TiGD] Theme Design
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1815 by Zzzzz
10/07/2004 - 12:41
by disclamer
06/30/2006 - 00:23
[TiGD] Runaway leader/leader bashing!
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3811 by Zzzzz
09/06/2004 - 15:18
by Velociryx
06/21/2006 - 14:01
Once more with feeling...
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1640 by Anonymous
11/14/2004 - 19:42
by Rick-Holzgrafe
06/19/2006 - 18:33
ORIGINS or GenCon Indy, anyone?
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1123 by Willi_B
06/19/2006 - 08:36
n/a
Action Point Allowance
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2970 by SVan
07/19/2004 - 09:45
by Velociryx
06/18/2006 - 18:49
Empty hands in CCG
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1715 by larienna
06/24/2005 - 12:22
by Discord
06/07/2006 - 22:38
Event Cards: A disappointing feature
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1997 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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1245 by larienna
12/03/2005 - 00:09
by clearclaw
06/01/2006 - 13:13
[TIGD] Kingmaking (Common Problem #2)
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4363 by zaiga
08/23/2004 - 07:56
by Johan
06/01/2006 - 06:33
[TIGD] Analysis Paralysis (Common Problem #1)
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1775 by Anonymous
08/16/2004 - 18:03
by clearclaw
06/01/2006 - 03:54
Deterministic Vs Random models
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3563 by Anonymous
02/01/2005 - 19:06
by CRasterImage
05/10/2006 - 15:02
Re-Tooling Monopoly
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1476 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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1502 by Jonathan
03/20/2006 - 14:59
by evilupine
03/30/2006 - 07:11
Board Game Design Blogs
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1424 by markmist
03/06/2006 - 14:59
by markmist
03/22/2006 - 13:57
Variety in Games
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1369 by larienna
03/07/2006 - 21:43
by Johan
03/09/2006 - 05:09
"Stolen" ideas
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1294 by jwarrend
02/24/2006 - 10:13
by slam
02/24/2006 - 18:00
Traveling mechanics
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1556 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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1382 by MPT
02/03/2006 - 08:41
by phpbbadmin
02/08/2006 - 09:28
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