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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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Matching Costs with Rewards in Game Procedures
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758 by ananda
12/05/2019 - 19:10
by Warklaxon
12/06/2019 - 09:09
how do i find games that have been sold and then discontinued
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584 by super-ape games
11/30/2019 - 18:03
by questccg
12/02/2019 - 20:50
Foreshadowing Random Events
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378 by ananda
11/26/2019 - 19:06
by FrankM
12/02/2019 - 12:53
Simple Interactions Heuristic
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579 by ananda
11/13/2019 - 20:34
by questccg
11/16/2019 - 18:35
In Praise of Roll n' Writes
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799 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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2219 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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734 by Tim Blank
04/26/2019 - 09:48
by Jay103
04/26/2019 - 12:53
Graphic designer and Illustrator AVAILABLE
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589 by adeleandthebeast
03/13/2019 - 06:26
n/a
PLAY MORE GAMES!
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1107 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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1105 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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1369 by LoveInPaintCreations
06/20/2018 - 19:36
by wob
10/04/2018 - 07:33
Social Voting with deeper gameplay?
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1537 by Corsaire
12/15/2017 - 12:31
by Aspirinsmurf
09/28/2018 - 13:50
Final Poll To Name My Game!
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1356 by LoveInPaintCreations
08/10/2018 - 08:25
by LoveInPaintCreations
09/04/2018 - 15:43
Adults in Children's Games
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1320 by FrankM
04/18/2018 - 15:38
by Corsaire
04/19/2018 - 23:10
Inside Game Design Series
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1155 by Tyson
03/12/2018 - 11:49
by Tyson
03/28/2018 - 13:01
Are there games similar to mine?
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924 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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1238 by MAR
01/24/2018 - 22:27
by questccg
01/25/2018 - 20:43
Who are the best game designers?
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1878 by Gabe
10/16/2017 - 12:24
by X3M
10/19/2017 - 15:36
Victory First Game Design
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1136 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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5788 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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1033 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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1534 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
How do you design?
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3691 by krone9
02/04/2017 - 06:31
by polyobsessive
04/25/2017 - 10:30
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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2334 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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2498 by larienna
03/11/2017 - 19:05
by lewpuls
04/11/2017 - 10:05
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