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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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8 Kinds of Fun
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1110 by whiletruefork
04/30/2016 - 01:47
n/a
Monstrous Advice Needed
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1628 by questccg
04/27/2016 - 23:20
by questccg
05/02/2016 - 23:18
The Kobold Guide to Board Game Design
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2298 by notwilw
03/10/2016 - 14:19
by jasongreeno
05/07/2016 - 13:20
Confirmation bias and complexity blindness
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2177 by jonny muir
03/02/2016 - 16:33
by jonny muir
05/15/2016 - 13:15
How to encourage players to play their turns
4
1189 by ErnstFourie
05/22/2016 - 05:39
by Zag24
05/22/2016 - 13:18
Struggling with making story a central element
8
1633 by ArmouredRat
04/28/2016 - 15:48
by polyobsessive
05/22/2016 - 14:09
Iconography vs Quick Reference vs Text
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1312 by Dravvin
05/22/2016 - 07:35
by Dravvin
05/22/2016 - 15:27
Squared grids, diagonal movements
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2956 by X3M
06/01/2016 - 15:28
by X3M
06/03/2016 - 11:25
Defining broad categories of mechanics according to player actions
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2413 by larienna
09/14/2015 - 09:49
by X3M
06/03/2016 - 14:41
Heroes and their resources, but what next?
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1398 by Willem Verheij
06/09/2016 - 17:56
by Willem Verheij
06/10/2016 - 15:14
I decided to design in a completely different way.
3
1322 by mongoosedog
06/13/2016 - 20:03
by mongoosedog
06/14/2016 - 10:19
Creating the cast of playable characters, trying to keep the balance.
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1515 by Willem Verheij
06/17/2016 - 10:31
by Willem Verheij
06/18/2016 - 17:16
Theme's (a search for new ones)
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1136 by X3M
06/20/2016 - 09:51
by X3M
06/20/2016 - 14:32
Why do you replay your favourite games so often?
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2286 by Dravvin
05/14/2016 - 09:46
by questccg
06/22/2016 - 23:39
Trying to stick to a simple combat system with some strategy.
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1521 by Willem Verheij
06/22/2016 - 14:51
by Willem Verheij
06/23/2016 - 08:39
reputation / popularity tracks in board games?
3
1301 by Willem Verheij
06/25/2016 - 04:18
by The Professor
06/25/2016 - 22:22
Designing from details instead of abstract mechanics
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1308 by larienna
06/23/2016 - 21:00
by larienna
06/26/2016 - 11:48
Wargame points formula. Determining weights.
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1638 by mongoosedog
06/27/2016 - 08:17
by mongoosedog
06/29/2016 - 09:09
Semi-Real Time
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2568 by Experimental Designs
03/03/2016 - 00:20
by Experimental Designs
07/09/2016 - 23:19
Stickered Stand-ups or monochrome pawns?
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1281 by mcobb83
07/09/2016 - 21:23
by ruy343
07/11/2016 - 18:07
Group Dice Rolling Probability - Multiple Choice
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1617 by Rimmsolin
07/09/2016 - 01:08
by Rimmsolin
07/12/2016 - 00:45
What got you interested in designing board games?
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2460 by Cool Among Camels
06/24/2016 - 03:40
by Tedthebug
07/14/2016 - 00:08
Statistic card design problems
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882 by X3M
07/15/2016 - 09:39
n/a
Different factions in a wargame - should they have the same stats or be different?
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2141 by KiltedNinja
07/06/2016 - 08:27
by KiltedNinja
07/19/2016 - 08:59
Quest AC v2: Badlands - What to match with?
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891 by questccg
07/24/2016 - 00:19
by questccg
07/24/2016 - 12:55
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