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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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Non game-design design books I recommend
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1163 by tikey
05/17/2017 - 14:52
by let-off studios
05/19/2017 - 16:24
New tech - brain powered fan control
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658 by Willi B
05/26/2009 - 12:43
n/a
New card/table top game design concept
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1189 by kingspud
01/04/2013 - 10:36
by Robinson
01/10/2013 - 11:29
New blog post from A Game of Marketing about Differentiation
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778 by Benjow
04/06/2013 - 23:11
n/a
Need a keyword for an abstract resource
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1093 by larienna
12/13/2012 - 22:14
by munio
12/16/2012 - 20:23
Name for your collection of game designs?
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1720 by baberahamlincoln
04/25/2014 - 13:14
by Godzirra
04/26/2014 - 09:58
Movie on Game Design or Board Gaming in general
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753 by Aerjen
05/21/2013 - 19:34
by RGaffney
05/21/2013 - 22:34
Mathematics Background
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1297 by CCGer
04/07/2015 - 08:32
by richdurham
04/07/2015 - 17:32
Market Research
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1332 by randrews0317
03/23/2009 - 15:36
by randrews0317
03/24/2009 - 15:03
Map Design Software
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1589 by lordgoon
10/14/2008 - 08:22
by Conquerworm
05/26/2009 - 12:31
Making Games that tell stories
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2270 by larienna
05/23/2014 - 10:58
by lewpuls
05/30/2014 - 10:52
Looking to form a board game designers group in Kansas
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2354 by compman
10/14/2015 - 17:46
by compman
10/23/2016 - 01:40
Looking for examples of Iconography for complex ideas
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1825 by Jacksmack
10/07/2013 - 10:43
by Jacksmack
10/08/2013 - 15:46
List of games?
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1427 by X3M
05/31/2014 - 07:22
by X3M
06/01/2014 - 07:05
Juice + P.V.P Arena + Supapowas + W.O.E War Of Elementals
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985 by grayzybird
02/11/2016 - 12:44
n/a
Is '2 to 3 players only' for a game acceptable?
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1115 by senorbaub
09/19/2012 - 15:36
by senorbaub
11/15/2013 - 13:02
Interview to Games Designers: Jeffrey D. allers
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1025 by ludologo
01/29/2014 - 04:07
n/a
Internal Balance in Game Design
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1355 by GamesPrecipice
01/16/2014 - 20:40
by X3M
01/18/2014 - 06:26
Inside Game Design Series
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585 by Tyson
03/12/2018 - 11:49
by Tyson
03/28/2018 - 13:01
I'm speaking at indiecade
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1131 by McTeddy
10/08/2016 - 01:57
by Kirkatronics
10/10/2016 - 04:57
I think I am going to do it!
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796 by monkey man
01/04/2010 - 15:18
by lorenoverby
01/05/2010 - 10:44
How to keep a large area of effect (or Possibility Space) for abilities in card games?
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1105 by larienna
09/30/2016 - 11:08
by larienna
10/23/2016 - 23:06
How to design a worker placement game: Part 1
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1938 by LukeLaurie
04/18/2014 - 21:12
by LukeLaurie
04/20/2014 - 16:24
How to analyze a game by the look
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1055 by larienna
07/16/2011 - 20:03
by Kirioni
07/17/2011 - 12:03
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
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