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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Team-based gaming
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1594 by mistre
08/10/2008 - 23:27
by mistre
08/25/2008 - 21:01
What makes a game fun (or not fun)?
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7439 by tdishman
08/06/2008 - 14:19
by Jack85
10/18/2008 - 08:37
Intriguing set-backs vs. fun-killers (Inspiration credits to Gabe)
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1089 by Mosker
12/28/2017 - 21:14
by lewpuls
01/08/2018 - 09:24
Morality In Board Games
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1089 by Ark1t3kt
09/17/2017 - 21:35
by lewpuls
10/02/2017 - 19:48
How to name your game?
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3178 by jedite1000
03/04/2017 - 23:42
by jedite1000
05/11/2017 - 03:16
How to distribute resource cards?
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1279 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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1703 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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1516 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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1474 by bbblackwell
11/02/2016 - 11:39
by bbblackwell
11/09/2016 - 10:36
Hex tiles vs. a full Board?
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1555 by Three
08/31/2016 - 05:43
by X3M
09/05/2016 - 12:28
Help me rename my game please.
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1933 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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2713 by Rangerlab
01/05/2016 - 23:01
by JayProducer
02/06/2016 - 03:58
Diplomacy in 2 player games
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2170 by ElKobold
11/10/2015 - 06:46
by ElKobold
11/17/2015 - 05:05
Brainstorm Time_thread formerly known as: Fundamental Flaw with Customizable Card Games?
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2054 by NomadArtisan
07/17/2014 - 23:24
by RyanRay
07/22/2014 - 17:01
Knot Dice
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1561 by Black Oak Games
11/29/2012 - 12:51
by Black Oak Games
12/12/2012 - 10:26
Font Selection
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3511 by HandwrittenAnthony
03/13/2012 - 11:18
by HandwrittenAnthony
05/02/2012 - 09:40
Diagrams, notes and plans: How do you get your ideas onto paper in a logical way?
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1226 by sniggerjolly
10/16/2011 - 12:35
by InvisibleJon
10/31/2011 - 11:38
A refresher for many......
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1523 by Zzzzz
08/26/2011 - 12:01
by Relexx
10/12/2011 - 00:09
Looking in nature for mechanics model
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1274 by larienna
11/24/2009 - 10:22
by red hare
12/14/2009 - 23:20
Mazes, Dungions, and other fun things
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1064 by End of Time Games
05/11/2009 - 02:43
by monica99
05/14/2009 - 23:07
Resolution system - determinism vs. randomized
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530 by questccg
03/27/2018 - 23:32
by questccg
03/29/2018 - 20:46
Evolving monsters Card game
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861 by jedite1000
03/08/2018 - 02:16
by questccg
03/20/2018 - 16:03
Civilization Deck-Building Game
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831 by bottercot
02/12/2018 - 12:36
by bottercot
03/09/2018 - 12:34
Champions: What can they do???
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1012 by questccg
11/21/2017 - 21:43
by FrankM
11/27/2017 - 13:04
"Functional Operations" and calculations
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1175 by questccg
09/26/2017 - 23:13
by Fri
09/29/2017 - 12:15
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