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A forum for discussion of the principles of good game design. We'll explore the elements that are common to good (and bad!) games. Discussions will typically try to synthesize commonalities between several games, but "case studies" may o...
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What brought you to game design, motivation?
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493 by fjohnz
10/17/2018 - 20:57
by wob
10/26/2018 - 11:01
Feelings on different sized cards in games
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892 by LoveInPaintCreations
06/20/2018 - 19:36
by wob
10/04/2018 - 07:33
Personal Challenge: 18 cards only
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884 by Aspirinsmurf
09/19/2018 - 13:19
by Aspirinsmurf
10/01/2018 - 10:51
Social Voting with deeper gameplay?
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1134 by Corsaire
12/15/2017 - 12:31
by Aspirinsmurf
09/28/2018 - 13:50
Final Poll To Name My Game!
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935 by LoveInPaintCreations
08/10/2018 - 08:25
by LoveInPaintCreations
09/04/2018 - 15:43
Adults in Children's Games
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942 by FrankM
04/18/2018 - 15:38
by Corsaire
04/19/2018 - 23:10
Inside Game Design Series
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734 by Tyson
03/12/2018 - 11:49
by Tyson
03/28/2018 - 13:01
Are there games similar to mine?
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571 by Xuper
02/17/2018 - 13:36
by lewpuls
02/18/2018 - 08:41
What is the hardest part of game creation, and what's your solution?
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898 by MAR
01/24/2018 - 22:27
by questccg
01/25/2018 - 20:43
Who are the best game designers?
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1352 by Gabe
10/16/2017 - 12:24
by X3M
10/19/2017 - 15:36
Victory First Game Design
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894 by Alex Lockhart
08/22/2017 - 12:04
by spaff
08/22/2017 - 17:23
Would you play an open world board game?
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4795 by Gabe
03/27/2017 - 19:22
by The Odd Fox
07/26/2017 - 01:19
Should every game of considerable length have a quick run-through section
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723 by cloa513
07/21/2017 - 20:15
by Super-Tooned
07/22/2017 - 02:09
Non game-design design books I recommend
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1257 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
How do you design?
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3077 by krone9
02/04/2017 - 06:31
by polyobsessive
04/25/2017 - 10:30
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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2149 by X3M
08/22/2016 - 18:37
by Rick L
04/13/2017 - 02:02
How do you define that a game has depth?
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2086 by larienna
03/11/2017 - 19:05
by lewpuls
04/11/2017 - 10:05
Discussing the interviews on Board Game Design Lab
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831 by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 11:16
by Rick L
01/04/2017 - 13:30
How to keep a large area of effect (or Possibility Space) for abilities in card games?
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1156 by larienna
09/30/2016 - 11:08
by larienna
10/23/2016 - 23:06
Looking to form a board game designers group in Kansas
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2414 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
I'm speaking at indiecade
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1187 by McTeddy
10/08/2016 - 01:57
by Kirkatronics
10/10/2016 - 04:57
Card Games - what are you looking for?
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1119 by Kirkatronics
09/18/2016 - 11:13
by Mr. ShinyObject
09/19/2016 - 05:09
When a problem is too hard to explain
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1585 by X3M
08/13/2016 - 19:28
by X3M
08/21/2016 - 07:05
20 Years, 20 Lessons. An interesting article on card design by Mtg's Mark Rosewater.
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2357 by JewellGames
06/13/2016 - 15:30
by lucyda
07/25/2016 - 08:19
What do you like to see in dice combat, and what do you hate?
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2295 by Willem Verheij
07/05/2016 - 09:36
by Willem Verheij
07/17/2016 - 04:27
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