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Lewis Pulsipher
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Dr. Lew Pulsipher has designed half a dozen commercially published boardgames.Britannia is described in an "Armchair General" review as "one of the great titles in the world of games. He is the author of the book "Game Design: How to Create Video and Tabletop Games, Start to Finish" from McFarland Publishers.

 

 

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January 03, 2014
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[Revised from my blog post at http://pulsiphergamedesign.blogspot.com/2013/11/on-horns-of-dilemma.html . ]   In the following I’ll be us...
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December 19, 2013
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When I originally wrote some ruminations about magical numbers and boardgames, Steven Davis suggested I should talk about this in relation to card ...
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December 15, 2013
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In the course of designing “nano-games” that have between 17 and 20 pieces for two sides and very small boards that fit on part of a po...
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April 27, 2013
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  (While I begin by talking about RPGs, I am later going to generalize to all kinds of tabletop and video games - “sit-down games”...
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April 23, 2013

Buyers versus players

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It’s going to take a while to get to the point of buyers versus players: please bear with me.   In earlier posts I’ve wondered wha...
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April 01, 2013
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Game Designer Survey Results   In the last half of December through the first part of February I distributed a survey for game designers on th...
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February 28, 2013
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(Eric Hanuise and I have tried since September to get this published amongst the Boardgamegeek designer diaries, with Eric even posting it in a wai...
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February 06, 2013
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Names of games are important to help a potential buyer understand what the game is about, and to invoke certain emotions or points of view that may...
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January 21, 2013
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Trying to define “the board”   On LinkedIn someone asked if there were industry definitions and names for the various aspects of a game board.  The...
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December 28, 2012
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This is a short (10 questions, five minutes or less) survey for people who call themselves game designers, video or tabletop (which is as good a wa...
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