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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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Articles by Lewis Pulsipher

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September 13, 2012
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After “Seven Years and a Million Dollars” I want to talk about how you, as an aspiring hobby tabletop game publisher, can help yourself...
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September 08, 2012
This is not a “convention report,” because I don’t care about many of the events at conventions such as the Origins Awards, and I...
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September 03, 2012
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Here's the kind of really sad story you can hear sometimes from novice designers.  At one of the game design/game publishing seminars at GenCo...
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July 23, 2012

Being a good listener

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Many years ago as I was part of the questioning panel in on a job interview for a computer support position, a candidate was asked a typical questi...
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July 18, 2012

July 2012 Miscellany

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Thoughts about some game-related topics that are not long enough for separate blog posts.**If you're into twitter, and game design, Reiner Knizia i...
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July 11, 2012
I go to a college game club during the academic year.  Recently a couple of the college students have designed their own games and brought the...
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July 04, 2012
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Here is an example of how a simple misunderstanding in the rules can break a game.My 1982 game Dragon Rage was reissued at the beginning of 2011.&n...
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July 01, 2012
A major objective of any game designer should be to avoid inflicting unnecessary frustration on the player(s).  In video games in particular i...
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June 20, 2012
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I was thinking about a time when my department head came to my game design class unannounced to evaluate my teaching, and I wasn’t “lec...
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June 12, 2012
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This is not a “convention report” per se, as I had no interest in the banquets and awards, nor in the special guests, nor (with few exc...
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