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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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In Praise of Roll n' Writes
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368 by let-off studios
08/30/2019 - 09:36
by let-off studios
09/12/2019 - 15:57
Personal Challenge: 18 cards only
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1764 by Aspirinsmurf
09/19/2018 - 13:19
by Aspirinsmurf
07/25/2019 - 11:57
Article: Levels of Game Design (2-3 min read)
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618 by Tim Blank
04/26/2019 - 09:48
by Jay103
04/26/2019 - 12:53
Graphic designer and Illustrator AVAILABLE
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492 by adeleandthebeast
03/13/2019 - 06:26
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PLAY MORE GAMES!
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975 by Squinshee
01/13/2019 - 12:59
by wob
01/24/2019 - 09:59
What brought you to game design, motivation?
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971 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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1202 by LoveInPaintCreations
06/20/2018 - 19:36
by wob
10/04/2018 - 07:33
Social Voting with deeper gameplay?
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1417 by Corsaire
12/15/2017 - 12:31
by Aspirinsmurf
09/28/2018 - 13:50
Final Poll To Name My Game!
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1239 by LoveInPaintCreations
08/10/2018 - 08:25
by LoveInPaintCreations
09/04/2018 - 15:43
Adults in Children's Games
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1205 by FrankM
04/18/2018 - 15:38
by Corsaire
04/19/2018 - 23:10
Inside Game Design Series
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1021 by Tyson
03/12/2018 - 11:49
by Tyson
03/28/2018 - 13:01
Are there games similar to mine?
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794 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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1132 by MAR
01/24/2018 - 22:27
by questccg
01/25/2018 - 20:43
Who are the best game designers?
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1713 by Gabe
10/16/2017 - 12:24
by X3M
10/19/2017 - 15:36
Victory First Game Design
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1058 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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5538 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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941 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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1439 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
How do you design?
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3541 by krone9
02/04/2017 - 06:31
by polyobsessive
04/25/2017 - 10:30
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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2282 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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2383 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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932 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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1328 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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2548 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
I'm speaking at indiecade
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1314 by McTeddy
10/08/2016 - 01:57
by Kirkatronics
10/10/2016 - 04:57
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