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For the past month or so, I’ve been working on a variety of 3D Printed concepts. I’ve been detailing some of my work and general thoughts on the blog… 31 more words

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PAX Panel-- Good Game, Bad Game: An Interactive Look at Interactive Design

Word just came in, I’ll be hosting another Panel at PAX East this year. “Good Game, Bad Game: An Interactive Look at Interactive Design”

You’ll be hearing a bit more as we design the panel, but here is our the basics: 79 more words

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Design Diary #1: Hopes, dreams, and (not) failing

In December I quit my job in order to focus full-time on board game design. Reading that sentence, you probably think I’m either rich or crazy. 804 more words

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Good Games Make Players Feel Smart

A puzzle can make someone feel smart once they’ve solved it. Trouble is, it only makes them feel a certain level of smart, that is, the amount of smart required to solve the puzzle. 357 more words

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Good Games Avoid Work

From an outside perspective, it may look like rolling dice, moving pieces, shuffling cards and adding numbers is fun. People seem to have a lot of fun while doing it. 638 more words

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Good Games are Thematic (sometimes)

Theme can sometime help, but sometimes hurt a game. It will probably do both, and it’s just a matter of comparing the two.

What is Theme? 869 more words

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Good Games are Elegant

To understand elegance, you must understand complexity and depth.

Complexity

Complexity measures how long it takes you to fully understand all the rules of the game. 750 more words

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