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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Overspecialising mechanics and components for all your game ideas
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416 by larienna
10/07/2018 - 00:38
by larienna
10/08/2018 - 11:32
Making a FUN board game
25
1194 by DraconicParagon
10/02/2018 - 13:18
by ruy343
12/11/2018 - 14:26
Dice Momentum
6
486 by Oceans4Ransom
09/23/2018 - 17:27
by Oceans4Ransom
09/26/2018 - 19:22
SpellMasters — Which do you prefer?
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585 by questccg
09/20/2018 - 16:13
by questccg
09/24/2018 - 17:28
Re-Theming a Game
12
519 by mcobb83
09/16/2018 - 19:27
by Jay103
09/18/2018 - 07:27
Limits on the pieces
8
587 by X3M
09/16/2018 - 06:27
by X3M
09/25/2018 - 15:02
A test for fodders
9
420 by X3M
09/13/2018 - 16:30
by X3M
09/15/2018 - 18:39
Re-adressing left-overs in balance
13
639 by X3M
09/06/2018 - 17:26
by X3M
09/13/2018 - 04:49
Themes
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776 by Mensian
08/23/2018 - 02:39
by Tim Edwards
08/28/2018 - 11:41
Ideas Please: Game Examples for Community Workshop
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386 by let-off studios
08/21/2018 - 11:35
by questccg
08/22/2018 - 23:50
Are sandbox games easier to design?
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462 by larienna
08/16/2018 - 13:16
by X3M
08/16/2018 - 15:48
What percentage of a game should be spent doing upkeep?
20
1165 by harmon89
08/13/2018 - 14:58
by Jay103
08/22/2018 - 14:08
The (re)usage of walls
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534 by X3M
08/13/2018 - 13:42
by X3M
08/15/2018 - 16:03
Card layout and examples, artwork
6
445 by Trepid
07/31/2018 - 15:47
by Trepid
07/31/2018 - 17:01
Start with the rulebook first. Change my mind.
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1914 by DraconicParagon
07/19/2018 - 12:23
by larienna
08/16/2018 - 11:22
A not so legacy legacy game?
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686 by jonathanflike
07/16/2018 - 10:50
by FrankM
07/17/2018 - 10:05
Set collection conundrum
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483 by chris_mancini
07/07/2018 - 16:46
by questccg
07/09/2018 - 20:54
The Darkness - 17 card solitaire game
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874 by JewellGames
07/02/2018 - 08:13
by JewellGames
07/06/2018 - 12:21
What does a fish know of water? Avoiding design patterns?
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1274 by ringkichard
07/01/2018 - 10:36
by Mensian
08/23/2018 - 04:38
How to "manage" turn order?
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688 by questccg
06/22/2018 - 18:50
by Tim Edwards
06/28/2018 - 12:43
Scaling Multiplayer Co-op
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718 by kritakat
06/19/2018 - 15:58
by AdamRobinGames-ARG
06/25/2018 - 12:42
GM-less NRPG
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1099 by Experimental Designs
06/11/2018 - 14:40
by Experimental Designs
07/10/2018 - 23:41
'Pricing' mechanics in terms of set-up time
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361 by JamesDN
06/07/2018 - 16:23
by let-off studios
06/07/2018 - 17:26
A simpler and easier way to work out some balances for combat games
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2036 by X3M
05/31/2018 - 17:42
by X3M
07/11/2018 - 09:07
Analysis Paralysis
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529 by harmon89
05/31/2018 - 10:40
by harmon89
06/01/2018 - 09:11
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