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Review: Card Stacking/Patching

I have been thinking about designing games where you place cards or tiles on top of each other for various effects. I’m not talking about games such as… 973 more words

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Publishers want to be your friend

Like I wrote in last weeks post, I don’t care if someone steals my idea. Ideas are far too common to have. What makes a game designer is the effort he puts into the idea. 672 more words

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Are you worried someone steals your idea?

While attending Lautapelaamaan on elderly fellow had tinkered with a idea or two to be used as a board game. He was intressed in copyright issues and had trouble showing his ideas to the public as somebody could steal those ideas. 768 more words

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updates

Not a big deal, but I’ve been busy updating the site and cleaning up links, etc.  I’ve updated my About page, the Guide to Modern Gaming… 23 more words

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gaming gift guide 2014

Okay, so I thought I would post another gaming gift guide — hopefully this’ll get me back into blogging a bit, but I’m not making any promises. 981 more words

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Game Design: Starter Prototyping Tools

I recently asked myself the following question: “If I were to start over with game design, which prototyping tools would I buy to get started?” I’ve made numerous prototypes and I’ve learned what to do and what not to do. 755 more words

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What to do when you have no new ideas in your head?

That is the question I have been asking myself lately. After Essen where I dropped three of my prototypes off I was left with an empty playtest folder. 476 more words

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