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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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Designer Notes for upcoming Essen Release Zack und Pack
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652 by jeffinberlin
09/14/2008 - 00:01
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Designer Ego and the Limitations it will cause
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1684 by GamesPrecipice
06/23/2014 - 09:54
by GamesPrecipice
06/27/2014 - 17:03
Design notes on my game for Pegasus
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617 by jeffinberlin
09/11/2008 - 11:07
by SiddGames
09/12/2008 - 17:32
Design by asking and answering questions
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1659 by Mrtwills
09/07/2015 - 10:00
by Mrtwills
10/05/2015 - 17:58
Delicious Bookmarks (not spam :)
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818 by SiddGames
05/05/2009 - 22:00
by RTaylor
05/06/2009 - 01:02
Complexity in game design, strategic depth and the value of emergent gameplay
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1846 by GamesPrecipice
02/04/2014 - 16:38
by GamesPrecipice
02/05/2014 - 17:19
colour or color?
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958 by Katherine
01/30/2009 - 19:00
by hoywolf
02/03/2009 - 13:00
Co-designer issues. Advice needed.
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1011 by Mrtwills
05/10/2016 - 13:09
by richdurham
05/10/2016 - 22:31
Classic Game favorites for gift idea?
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1158 by Shae
10/17/2009 - 22:16
by sedjtroll
01/03/2010 - 21:18
Challenges for game designer
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1358 by Mikee
01/29/2010 - 17:32
by d3nial
02/03/2010 - 19:31
Caring for your game after release
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1016 by Cogentesque
11/23/2012 - 04:47
by The Chaz
11/29/2012 - 11:41
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
Blog Post: The runaway leader problem, catch-up mechanics & player engagement
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1465 by GamesPrecipice
01/29/2014 - 13:12
by devaloki
01/29/2014 - 22:48
Blog Post: How often can your game design be played? Maximizing utility via game design
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933 by GamesPrecipice
03/02/2014 - 14:10
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Big Score Boards
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1182 by Apotheothena
04/23/2015 - 12:09
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Audio circuit board
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1019 by duchess of nort...
01/12/2015 - 22:37
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Artwork and Artist
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1595 by northgun
03/10/2016 - 14:35
by northgun
03/14/2016 - 16:39
Artist available
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1070 by Gabe
03/11/2016 - 16:44
by Fuucha
03/12/2016 - 01:26
Are there games similar to mine?
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420 by Xuper
02/17/2018 - 13:36
by lewpuls
02/18/2018 - 08:41
Approachability - Reducing Barriers to Entry for New Players
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1934 by GamesPrecipice
04/03/2014 - 11:02
by devaloki
05/27/2014 - 16:04
Any suggestions for themes.
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665 by Katherine
10/20/2008 - 06:01
by bielie
12/10/2009 - 17:12
Any interest in video interviews with publishers and designers?
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1118 by Gabe
04/06/2016 - 21:06
by Gabe
04/07/2016 - 14:19
Any game designers from Croatia
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648 by ispajic
11/25/2012 - 16:45
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Adults in Children's Games
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667 by FrankM
04/18/2018 - 15:38
by Corsaire
04/19/2018 - 23:10
Addictive games, why (not) (!)(?)
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2022 by X3M
08/22/2016 - 18:37
by Rick L
04/13/2017 - 02:02
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