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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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Doing without flavour text?
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1971 by X3M
08/12/2017 - 17:46
by X3M
09/10/2017 - 07:08
Granular scoring
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1550 by jwarrend
05/14/2010 - 10:28
by Taavet
06/10/2010 - 18:16
Is there still a need for space opera board games?
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2789 by larienna
05/24/2017 - 15:36
by gxnpt
07/01/2017 - 07:35
How do you know if your game will be fun?
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2756 by mcneipl
10/12/2016 - 10:08
by Tedthebug
10/26/2016 - 02:58
math and boardgames
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2804 by supercool designer
10/31/2015 - 12:13
by amilsan
11/17/2015 - 18:10
Prototypes - Visual Enjoyment vs Mechanical Enjoyment
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3566 by JDHultgren
03/04/2015 - 20:02
by wombat929
06/15/2015 - 17:01
Are charts bad?
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2233 by sigtaulefty
06/03/2014 - 21:37
by sigtaulefty
06/09/2014 - 07:03
Your prototypes are too shiny
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3295 by Cogentesque
05/31/2013 - 05:41
by Kroz1776
10/10/2013 - 17:16
How to make a CCG, TCG or LCG playable out of the box.
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4073 by larienna
10/25/2013 - 09:16
by larienna
10/30/2013 - 13:19
To be, or not to be (Collectable that is)
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1615 by Tribalxgecko
01/23/2012 - 16:43
by mindwarper10
05/04/2012 - 11:37
Recomended game-design videos and readings
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1851 by The Magician
01/22/2009 - 20:26
by larienna
05/05/2009 - 13:42
Rulebook NOT included?!?!
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3169 by questccg
09/24/2015 - 19:22
by Terri
02/02/2016 - 17:05
Looking for Feedback: Are these rules laid out such that they are usable?
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3378 by Ristora
11/17/2013 - 04:53
by radioactivemouse
11/21/2013 - 20:15
Everything boring about boring games
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1729 by The Magician
01/31/2009 - 00:55
by brisingre
02/08/2009 - 21:54
Game Duration - what do you like?
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1804 by mcobb83
09/07/2016 - 14:45
by Squinshee
09/14/2016 - 13:41
Mathematics vs. Luck
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1744 by questccg
08/28/2016 - 21:28
by questccg
08/30/2016 - 18:26
How Did you Do It?
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2959 by hoduken
11/16/2008 - 19:57
by The Magician
01/20/2009 - 22:26
What makes combat "feel" like combat?
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2956 by Rick L
05/05/2017 - 02:18
by john smith
06/30/2017 - 13:28
Board game design seems like mathematical modeling
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3057 by larienna
08/08/2017 - 17:39
by joebergmann
09/08/2017 - 08:47
Building a game based news site
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6793 by 4z7fbc
05/27/2014 - 05:20
by 4z7fbc
12/17/2014 - 09:36
What is an normal amount of pieces per player?
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1803 by X3M
03/18/2018 - 18:06
by X3M
04/12/2018 - 16:14
Start with the rulebook first. Change my mind.
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1851 by DraconicParagon
07/19/2018 - 12:23
by larienna
08/16/2018 - 11:22
board game vs. video game design
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3564 by The Magician
02/06/2009 - 16:17
by End of Time Games
05/06/2009 - 23:59
Math help needed with "expensive" cards
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2268 by X3M
09/05/2017 - 19:06
by X3M
09/16/2017 - 14:34
Miniatures size, amount and damage tokens
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2662 by X3M
01/16/2018 - 02:49
by X3M
02/07/2018 - 16:29
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