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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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Teaching a 6th Grade Board Game Design Class...
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2644 by Skywise
08/08/2012 - 05:53
by The Game Crafter
08/22/2012 - 23:43
Teachability and how to assist players through game design and development
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1083 by GamesPrecipice
03/25/2014 - 11:42
by GamesPrecipice
03/27/2014 - 09:44
Survey for Designers
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3062 by let-off studios
02/28/2014 - 21:13
by radioactivemouse
01/04/2016 - 04:34
Staying on Track
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1017 by senorbaub
06/21/2012 - 13:37
by gabrielcohn
06/22/2012 - 09:51
Spicing up the Simple: analysis
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950 by Taavet
03/11/2010 - 15:08
by Gamingnutrpg
03/30/2010 - 10:21
space theme board game idea
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4005 by J16022
12/20/2010 - 12:54
by markbenaldo
01/17/2011 - 20:53
Somewhat angry and flaming Newbies
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1125 by larienna
01/31/2012 - 00:26
by larienna
02/05/2012 - 09:50
Soliciting Suggestions for Game Design Class
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1243 by Jonsan
02/09/2010 - 04:21
by royalfa
03/28/2010 - 14:46
Social Voting with deeper gameplay?
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695 by Corsaire
12/15/2017 - 12:31
by questccg
12/17/2017 - 16:23
Single fighter card+dice as a card game idea
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798 by rob-jr
12/21/2010 - 02:50
n/a
Should Game Designers Play Other Designer's Games?
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1269 by jeffinberlin
02/15/2013 - 07:47
by sedjtroll
02/19/2013 - 18:40
Should every game of considerable length have a quick run-through section
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621 by cloa513
07/21/2017 - 20:15
by Super-Tooned
07/22/2017 - 02:09
Sharing the games: losing value by copies or stealing?
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1016 by PauloAugusto
12/07/2011 - 19:27
by James Rex
02/12/2012 - 17:36
Several questions on opinions, knowledge and other
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1539 by Mansemat
04/01/2014 - 15:57
by McTeddy
04/02/2014 - 21:44
Searching for openSource implementation of strategic game
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1956 by oconer
10/13/2013 - 09:54
by pelle
10/19/2013 - 06:33
referencing cards
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640 by Katherine
08/29/2008 - 04:10
n/a
Realizations in Game Design
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936 by Casamyr
04/12/2010 - 21:43
by Rick-Holzgrafe
04/15/2010 - 14:55
Re-invention and plagiarism
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1576 by coco
01/12/2009 - 09:54
by larienna
01/19/2009 - 12:16
Preeminence of sharing ideas.
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1120 by Aquilius
02/17/2012 - 08:46
by Aquilius
02/18/2012 - 05:10
Pick Up + Deliver Themes?
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1554 by el Traveem
11/28/2015 - 13:45
by el Traveem
12/04/2015 - 04:22
Pet Peeves
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1748 by Kroz1776
11/13/2013 - 11:00
by Kroz1776
12/09/2013 - 10:26
pdf link test, Wattnott rules (WIP)
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1218 by Chad Russell
02/21/2015 - 21:37
by Chad Russell
02/22/2015 - 13:49
Pacing, Immersion & Designing Your Experience
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1442 by GamesPrecipice
12/10/2014 - 10:47
n/a
Online courses in game design?
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938 by Soliloquy
04/03/2013 - 11:56
by radioactivemouse
08/28/2013 - 01:46
One Piece of Advice from Designers & Publishers
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2353 by MicroStack Games
07/23/2014 - 14:36
by jeffinberlin
07/29/2014 - 12:27
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