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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Mechanics or Theme first?
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2551 by Matthaggerty
04/09/2014 - 23:13
by lewpuls
07/02/2014 - 13:49
Fear in board games
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1826 by Toombs79
06/30/2013 - 19:42
by radioactivemouse
07/08/2013 - 23:44
Achievments earned by playing?
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1203 by Redcap
07/31/2010 - 18:25
by Alextfish
02/01/2012 - 13:32
Tutorials on drawing/ painting with photoshop
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2457 by Redcap
06/28/2009 - 12:26
by larienna
12/31/2009 - 12:38
Need a title for Elizabethan sword fighting game
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4433 by lucasAB
08/20/2008 - 13:31
by bluesea
08/21/2008 - 10:18
Resolution system - determinism vs. randomized
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601 by questccg
03/27/2018 - 23:32
by questccg
03/29/2018 - 20:46
Evolving monsters Card game
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951 by jedite1000
03/08/2018 - 02:16
by questccg
03/20/2018 - 16:03
Civilization Deck-Building Game
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912 by bottercot
02/12/2018 - 12:36
by bottercot
03/09/2018 - 12:34
Champions: What can they do???
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1069 by questccg
11/21/2017 - 21:43
by FrankM
11/27/2017 - 13:04
"Functional Operations" and calculations
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1285 by questccg
09/26/2017 - 23:13
by Fri
09/29/2017 - 12:15
Engaging Battle/Combat Mechanics
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1288 by questccg
07/10/2017 - 21:00
by Super-Tooned
07/14/2017 - 12:51
Tabletop Version of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros.
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2764 by Kamon
12/22/2013 - 05:05
by MrPretty
01/09/2014 - 10:58
Name a Special Ability
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1236 by questccg
12/12/2013 - 23:22
by killerkilroy
01/10/2014 - 18:42
Warhammer tabletop gaming
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1665 by questccg
12/11/2011 - 22:50
by pelle
12/16/2011 - 09:08
The Importance of Theme in European Game Design
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1652 by compman
07/29/2008 - 11:13
by The Magician
01/28/2009 - 01:36
Intriguing set-backs vs. fun-killers (Inspiration credits to Gabe)
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1118 by Mosker
12/28/2017 - 21:14
by lewpuls
01/08/2018 - 09:24
Morality In Board Games
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1151 by Ark1t3kt
09/17/2017 - 21:35
by lewpuls
10/02/2017 - 19:48
How to name your game?
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3956 by jedite1000
03/04/2017 - 23:42
by jedite1000
05/11/2017 - 03:16
How to distribute resource cards?
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1314 by jedite1000
03/04/2017 - 23:41
by let-off studios
04/20/2017 - 13:14
Making turn based strategy video games feel like board games
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1780 by larienna
01/24/2017 - 23:31
by X3M
01/31/2017 - 02:30
Perfectionnism and OCD in game design: Virtue or Flaw
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1558 by larienna
11/30/2016 - 16:39
by larienna
12/03/2016 - 15:24
How much should we police players in co-ops?
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1519 by bbblackwell
11/02/2016 - 11:39
by bbblackwell
11/09/2016 - 10:36
Hex tiles vs. a full Board?
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1617 by Three
08/31/2016 - 05:43
by X3M
09/05/2016 - 12:28
Help me rename my game please.
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1987 by Chordcommander
01/18/2016 - 18:31
by jbship628
01/23/2016 - 01:33
Endless Board Game? (A game with no goal)
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2814 by Rangerlab
01/05/2016 - 23:01
by JayProducer
02/06/2016 - 03:58
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