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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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The Importance of Design in the Playtesting Process
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2132 by craigsoup
11/04/2015 - 12:58
by polyobsessive
01/14/2016 - 12:55
Is '2 to 3 players only' for a game acceptable?
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1116 by senorbaub
09/19/2012 - 15:36
by senorbaub
11/15/2013 - 13:02
Soliciting Suggestions for Game Design Class
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1262 by Jonsan
02/09/2010 - 04:21
by royalfa
03/28/2010 - 14:46
Designing for well worn themes
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962 by capeverde
09/15/2008 - 21:41
by apeloverage
11/02/2008 - 00:04
Why do you design games?
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1324 by jeffinberlin
06/03/2011 - 05:10
by magic_user
06/15/2011 - 12:05
Hippodice 2011?
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1133 by dobnarr
11/17/2010 - 18:13
by mdkiehl
01/29/2011 - 16:08
TiGD : Multiple Victory/End Game Conditions
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1701 by Zzzzz
08/25/2008 - 01:13
by Gizensha
08/26/2008 - 02:30
Understanding Downtime
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2827 by GamesPrecipice
11/17/2014 - 14:10
by Jarec
04/14/2015 - 09:27
colour or color?
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961 by Katherine
01/30/2009 - 19:00
by hoywolf
02/03/2009 - 13:00
Drugs in Games
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2308 by wyldewah
04/15/2015 - 17:08
by wyldewah
04/19/2015 - 17:50
Searching for openSource implementation of strategic game
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1969 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
Realizations in Game Design
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947 by Casamyr
04/12/2010 - 21:43
by Rick-Holzgrafe
04/15/2010 - 14:55
Challenges for game designer
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1377 by Mikee
01/29/2010 - 17:32
by d3nial
02/03/2010 - 19:31
Card Games - what are you looking for?
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1047 by Kirkatronics
09/18/2016 - 11:13
by Mr. ShinyObject
09/19/2016 - 05:09
Any interest in video interviews with publishers and designers?
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1140 by Gabe
04/06/2016 - 21:06
by Gabe
04/07/2016 - 14:19
Making Games that tell stories
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2270 by larienna
05/23/2014 - 10:58
by lewpuls
05/30/2014 - 10:52
Several questions on opinions, knowledge and other
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1546 by Mansemat
04/01/2014 - 15:57
by McTeddy
04/02/2014 - 21:44
Types of Balance in Game Design
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1718 by GamesPrecipice
01/08/2014 - 20:21
by X3M
01/11/2014 - 09:25
Sharing the games: losing value by copies or stealing?
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1024 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
How important are thematics and illustrations?
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1622 by Ronschuijt
04/01/2010 - 08:31
by Kalmari Krapula
11/24/2010 - 13:13
The 5 player situation in hex based game - alternatives?
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1457 by Willi B
05/09/2009 - 04:19
by Willi B
05/10/2009 - 09:29
Market Research
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1332 by randrews0317
03/23/2009 - 15:36
by randrews0317
03/24/2009 - 15:03
Any suggestions for themes.
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672 by Katherine
10/20/2008 - 06:01
by bielie
12/10/2009 - 17:12
Feelings on different sized cards in games
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406 by LoveInPaintCreations
06/20/2018 - 19:36
by DraconicParagon
07/16/2018 - 11:04
What is the hardest part of game creation, and what's your solution?
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767 by MAR
01/24/2018 - 22:27
by questccg
01/25/2018 - 20:43
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