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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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Feelings on different sized cards in games
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125 by LoveInPaintCreations
1 day 20 hours ago
by LoveInPaintCreations
6 hours 42 min ago
Adults in Children's Games
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670 by FrankM
04/18/2018 - 15:38
by Corsaire
04/19/2018 - 23:10
Inside Game Design Series
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541 by Tyson
03/12/2018 - 11:49
by Tyson
03/28/2018 - 13:01
Are there games similar to mine?
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421 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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734 by MAR
01/24/2018 - 22:27
by questccg
01/25/2018 - 20:43
Social Voting with deeper gameplay?
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702 by Corsaire
12/15/2017 - 12:31
by questccg
12/17/2017 - 16:23
Who are the best game designers?
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1184 by Gabe
10/16/2017 - 12:24
by X3M
10/19/2017 - 15:36
Victory First Game Design
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796 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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4249 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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624 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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1144 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
How do you design?
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2718 by krone9
02/04/2017 - 06:31
by polyobsessive
04/25/2017 - 10:30
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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2023 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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1886 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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759 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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1093 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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2339 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
I'm speaking at indiecade
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1114 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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1033 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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1471 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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2129 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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2075 by Willem Verheij
07/05/2016 - 09:36
by Willem Verheij
07/17/2016 - 04:27
Using a deck of cards or dice roll with results lists?
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2050 by Willem Verheij
06/11/2016 - 20:00
by Willem Verheij
06/29/2016 - 18:11
Who, What, Why? A Game Design Podcast *More posts! Roar! Super blood moon!*
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9102 by mikenvp
05/10/2015 - 21:54
by mikenvp
05/26/2016 - 10:27
Turn Order & Initial Resource Distribution
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1692 by GamesPrecipice
09/19/2015 - 16:58
by GamesPrecipice
05/23/2016 - 13:58
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