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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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When a problem is too hard to explain
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1688 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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2561 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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2427 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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2298 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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9888 by mikenvp
05/10/2015 - 21:54
by mikenvp
05/26/2016 - 10:27
Turn Order & Initial Resource Distribution
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1817 by GamesPrecipice
09/19/2015 - 16:58
by GamesPrecipice
05/23/2016 - 13:58
What Games Use Tactical Combat in Minimalist Ways?
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2271 by jasongreeno
05/13/2016 - 21:06
by radioactivemouse
05/19/2016 - 04:13
Co-designer issues. Advice needed.
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1178 by Mrtwills
05/10/2016 - 13:09
by richdurham
05/10/2016 - 22:31
Any interest in video interviews with publishers and designers?
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1310 by Gabe
04/06/2016 - 21:06
by Gabe
04/07/2016 - 14:19
Artwork and Artist
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1902 by northgun
03/10/2016 - 14:35
by northgun
03/14/2016 - 16:39
Artist available
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1198 by Gabe
03/11/2016 - 16:44
by Fuucha
03/12/2016 - 01:26
Juice + P.V.P Arena + Supapowas + W.O.E War Of Elementals
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1076 by grayzybird
02/11/2016 - 12:44
n/a
The Importance of Design in the Playtesting Process
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2330 by craigsoup
11/04/2015 - 12:58
by polyobsessive
01/14/2016 - 12:55
Survey for Designers
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3327 by let-off studios
02/28/2014 - 21:13
by radioactivemouse
01/04/2016 - 04:34
Pick Up + Deliver Themes?
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1700 by el Traveem
11/28/2015 - 13:45
by el Traveem
12/04/2015 - 04:22
Design by asking and answering questions
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1964 by Mrtwills
09/07/2015 - 10:00
by Mrtwills
10/05/2015 - 17:58
Text abilities, evaluating potential, a pain in board game design
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1491 by larienna
09/24/2015 - 12:01
by X3M
09/25/2015 - 13:45
The Psychology of Dice
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1661 by Soulfinger
06/05/2015 - 01:06
by Icynova
06/05/2015 - 15:31
3d models vs standees
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1856 by Mechadonic
05/28/2015 - 10:06
by Mechadonic
06/05/2015 - 06:31
Big Score Boards
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1347 by Apotheothena
04/23/2015 - 12:09
n/a
Drugs in Games
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2672 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Understanding Downtime
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3142 by GamesPrecipice
11/17/2014 - 14:10
by Jarec
04/14/2015 - 09:27
Mathematics Background
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1399 by CCGer
04/07/2015 - 08:32
by richdurham
04/07/2015 - 17:32
pdf link test, Wattnott rules (WIP)
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1275 by Chad Russell
02/21/2015 - 21:37
by Chad Russell
02/22/2015 - 13:49
How Bruno Faidutti makes games.
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1366 by Dralius
02/20/2015 - 17:30
by anonymousmagic
02/21/2015 - 06:51
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