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Gaming diary: Week 41

What could I say about this week. I got to play two board games and managed to design one new game. I’ll start with the regular gaming night. 677 more words

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Want to Make a Living Making Games? So do I!

Cardboard Edison┬áhas posted a video on the “Top 10 need to know about game design” and it has inspired me to post my thoughts about one particular subject. 1,231 more words

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How to Build a Game #13 Find a Working Method

Designers should take the time to figure out their ideal work method. What I mean by that is, how do you best function to create games and stay focused for the amount of time required to make games? 208 more words

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How to Build a Game #12 Expansions

Yesterday we talked about the cuts that you should be making from your designs and at the end of the post, I suggested that the cuts you make are the seeds for future expansions. 294 more words

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How to Build a Game #11 Cut Cut Cut....Find the Base Game

When we are designing out games, our main goal is to find the base game of our design. When I say base game, I am saying that we cut as much from the game as thematically and mechanically as possible while maintaining the desired game experience. 534 more words

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What has TGIK Games been up to? #8

Update of Current Games

Six months ago, I felt like we were always in a holding pattern. Waiting for the next play test, trying to figure out when we could get in do co-designing time and trying to figure out how to make a name for ourselves in the board and card game industry. 555 more words

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Review: Dice in action selection games

The following is a look into dice and how they can are used in an action selection game. The following games are reviewed for their use of dice that are rolled and then used as an essential part of the action selection process: 2,130 more words

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