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This forum is for discussing various ideas about game design; rules, themes, etc.
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What do you look for in a game?
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2863 by radioactivemouse
09/03/2015 - 00:30
by Stealthpike
01/01/2016 - 21:30
Board game mechanics seems to remove immersion and fun from a game
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2264 by larienna
10/22/2014 - 09:30
by larienna
10/29/2014 - 09:13
Board Game AI?
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7487 by Lofwyr
08/29/2013 - 13:53
by Lofwyr
10/02/2013 - 11:52
Video Game Design vs Board Game Design
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2535 by Redcap
09/11/2012 - 08:37
by pelle
11/10/2012 - 10:50
Are there really any new mechanics?
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2153 by monkey man
02/12/2010 - 11:20
by Marx
06/04/2010 - 18:20
Technology growth not proportional with empire growth
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1223 by larienna
01/29/2010 - 19:16
by Jpwoo
02/17/2010 - 21:06
Laws instead of rules
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1372 by coco
01/17/2009 - 18:09
by tomi71
06/02/2009 - 01:43
Clarity and awkward wording on cards...
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1721 by bbblackwell
11/04/2016 - 13:06
by BHFuturist
12/15/2016 - 23:23
What to do about "Mana"?
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1416 by questccg
08/23/2016 - 22:22
by MKG
08/26/2016 - 01:46
What got you interested in designing board games?
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2233 by Cool Among Camels
06/24/2016 - 03:40
by Tedthebug
07/14/2016 - 00:08
Introducing Children to Tabletop Games
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3194 by JDHultgren
03/04/2015 - 19:35
by Vuoripeikko
06/05/2015 - 08:17
Terrein height
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4651 by X3M
09/20/2014 - 06:42
by X3M
10/07/2014 - 13:14
Math question
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1178 by genericm
04/13/2011 - 10:17
by Yamahako
04/20/2011 - 10:15
Need a Name!!!!!
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1015 by Maverick 3RD
03/18/2010 - 03:10
by hulken
04/23/2010 - 05:16
How to simplify counting resource points
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1258 by iceman0c
11/10/2009 - 01:38
by deloctyte
11/20/2009 - 16:51
Card Drafting Odds question
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626 by GTRichardson
05/21/2018 - 22:06
by GTRichardson
05/30/2018 - 21:25
Creating a Pog/Tazo game?
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833 by jedite1000
03/04/2018 - 21:16
by questccg
03/13/2018 - 20:22
When would you consider a game to be broken?
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1829 by AbErRational
08/16/2017 - 05:31
by cignox1
10/31/2017 - 04:01
Background designs for card game
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1682 by jedite1000
07/05/2017 - 02:37
by jedite1000
07/15/2017 - 23:52
A Clunky Theory
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2783 by Experimental Designs
06/25/2014 - 03:46
by Experimental Designs
08/22/2014 - 02:38
Legends At War - a game of mythic strategy
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2453 by gameogami
10/04/2012 - 14:09
by gameogami
09/05/2013 - 11:30
Avoiding Common Criticisms
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1206 by jeffinberlin
01/26/2012 - 17:14
by jeffinberlin
03/24/2012 - 10:10
Theme brainstorming
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1305 by hotsoup
10/18/2011 - 08:03
by Word Nerd
02/12/2012 - 21:03
Moving Around The Board
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1404 by Matt201
08/14/2011 - 21:38
by TomDread66.6
08/23/2011 - 23:24
Yu-Gi-Oh! Flaws
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2464 by questccg
07/21/2011 - 19:21
by larienna
11/03/2011 - 15:59
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