Category Archives: Designer Diary

Liga: Hexemonia preview with some designer’s notes

Designer: Fabio Attoli Publisher: Pendragon Games Studio Players: 2-4 Time: 45 minutes Ages: 13+ Rules will be soon available on Pendragon Game Studio web-site Once upon a time there was hexes: every game with the ambition to be something more … Continue reading

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Professional-looking Prototype Creation

By Ted Alspach Since I’ve been working on Suburbia for a few years, I’ve made several prototypes. In fact, even though I haven’t been keeping count, I believe I’ve made more than a dozen of them, from the original square … Continue reading

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Jonathan Franklin: A Fistful of Penguins – The Waiting is the Hardest Part

[Editor’s Note – Jonathan also wrote a more traditional designer’s diary for his new game, A Fistful of Penguins, that was also published today on the News Feed at Boardgamegeek.com – DY] A Fistful of Penguins has started arriving in … Continue reading

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The Kobold Guide to Board Game Design

I thought you guys might like to see my new book from Open Design, The Kobold Guide to Board Game Design. The essayists include our own Dale Yu, as well as James Ernest, Richard Garfield, Andy Looney, Steve Jackson, and … Continue reading

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