Tag Archives: board game design

Judging A Board Game By Its Looks

Sam “King of the Hilltop” There are so many different board games, types of board [...]


What Makes A Good Rulebook For A Board Game?

Sam “King of the Hilltop” So, what makes a good rulebook for a board game? [...]

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Perspective in Board Game Design, Marketing, and Production

Perspective Is Everything Sam “King of the Hilltop” I used to be a T.A. years [...]

Case Study of the Legendary Saga by Eric M. Lang, Part 1

Case Study of Blood Rage, Rising Sun, and Ankh – Part 1 (Action Systems) Sam [...]

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Is ‘Engine Builder’ Too Broad of a Board Game Term?

Sam “King of the Hilltop” Last week we discussed our thoughts on a taxonomy of [...]


Taxonomy of Board Games

Ed “Duke of BAzlandia” My brother Sam and I recently had a conversation on categorizing [...]


Is Your Board Game Too Complicated?

Is the question, "is your game too complicated," a good question? [...]

Pursuing Themes in Board Games

Theme is arguably the most important single aspect to a game, here is why. [...]

If Only I Knew I Would Self Publish…

Jon Vallerand from Subsurface Games guest writes a blog about, "If Only I Knew I [...]

Is Randomness Good for Board Games?

Can randomness in a board game be a good thing? [...]