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1. Reddit - Game Design | The Art of Crafting Rulesets

Reddit - Game Design | The Art of Crafting RulesetsAbout Blog Game design subreddit is a place to talk about Game Design and what it entails. Use this community to network, discuss crafting rulesets and general game design, and share game design tips with all.
Frequency about 84 posts per week.
Blog reddit.com/r/gamedesign
Facebook fans 1,131,481. Twitter followers 496,985.

2. Extra Credits

Extra Credits About Blog Extra Credits Youtube channel providies short (~5 minute) animated videos explaining and exploring different elements of game design and considerations for designers.
Frequency about 3 posts per week.
Since Aug 2011
Blog youtube.com/user/ExtraCredit..
Facebook fans 64,933. Twitter followers 53,223.

3. League of GameMakers - The Best Games Are Yet To Be Made

League of GameMakers - The Best Games Are Yet To Be MadeAbout Blog A blog about making tabletop games from a diverse group of designers, publishers, developers and artists.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog leagueofgamemakers.com
Facebook fans 3,549. Twitter followers 4,542.

4. GAMEDESIGNING - Become a Video Game Designer

GAMEDESIGNING - Become a Video Game DesignerUnited States About Blog The aspiring video game designers guide to becoming a successful game designer, developer, or artist.
Frequency about 4 posts per month.
Also in Game Developement Blogs
Blog gamedesigning.org
Facebook fans 257. Twitter followers 75.

5. snomaN Gaming

snomaN Gaming Seattle, WA About Blog Home of Good Game Design where they analyze principles of what makes games great.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Since Dec 2013
Also in Game Design Youtube Channels
Blog youtube.com/user/snomangamin..
Facebook fans 223. Twitter followers 2,606.

6. Dr. Lewis Pulsipher - Game Design | Youtube

Dr. Lewis Pulsipher - Game Design | YoutubeNorth Florida About Blog This channel is about game design, and occasionally about game development. Dr. Lewis Pulsipher is the author of Game Design: How to Create Video and Tabletop Games, Start to Finish (McFarland).
Frequency about 1 post per week.
Since Sep 2013
Blog youtube.com/user/LewGameDesi..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 619.

7. The Psychology of Video Games by Jamie Madigan

The Psychology of Video Games by Jamie MadiganUSA About Blog The mission of blog is to popularize the application of psychology to creating and understanding video games. Whether you want to know about the psychology behind why good game design works, why people act and think as they do when they play games, or how those who market and sell games take advantage of psychological quirks, you'll find something cool and interesting here.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Also in Psychology Blogs
Blog psychologyofgames.com
Facebook fans 3,650. Twitter followers 4,712.

8. Google News - Game Design

Google News - Game DesignAbout Blog Comprehensive up-to-date coverage for game design, aggregated from news sources all over the world by Google News.
Frequency about 84 posts per week.
Blog news.google.com/news/section..
Facebook fans 23,626,994. Twitter followers 213,559.

9. Sirlin.Net - Game Design

Sirlin.Net - Game DesignCalifornia About Blog Sirlin designed video games such as Street Fighter HD Remix, Puzzle Fighter HD Remix, and Kongai. He's designed tabletop games such as Yomi, Puzzle Strike, Pandante, and Flash Duel. He discusses the craft of game design with his lead playtester.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog sirlin.net
Facebook fans 3,193. Twitter followers 2,070.

10. Raph's Website

Raph's WebsiteSan Diego CA About Blog A professional game designer and frequent writer on issues of interactive design, Raph Koster was the lead designer on the seminal online world ULTIMA ONLINE, which first brought online worlds to the mass market.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog raphkoster.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 16,042.

11. Keith Burgun Blog

Keith Burgun BlogGoldens Bridge, NY About Blog Keith Burgun is a game designer, writer, composer and visual artist from Westchester, NY. He has written two books on game design and he is a founder of Dinofarm Games.
Frequency about 3 posts per month.
Blog keithburgun.net
Facebook fans 31. Twitter followers 1,431.

12. Shaun Spalding | Youtube

Shaun Spalding | YoutubeNorth East, England About Blog Shaun Spalding Youtube channel shares hundred of tutorial videos on learning how to build video games. Specifically using GameMaker: Studio and GameMaker Studio 2.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog youtube.com/user/999Greyfox/..
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 5,506.

13. The Game Crafter Official Podcast

The Game Crafter Official PodcastMadison, WI About Blog A weekly podcast hosted by JT Smith and Jeff King that covers news, events, tips, and helpful advice on utilizing the print on demand services of The Game Crafter.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog thegamecrafter.libsyn.com
Facebook fans 4,771. Twitter followers 6,166.

14. Ludology Blog

Ludology BlogAbout Blog Welcome to Ludology, an analytical discussion of the how's and why's of the world of board games. Rather than news and reviews, Ludology explores a variety of topics about games from a wider lens, as well as discuss game history, game design and game players.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Since Feb 2011
Also in Board Game Blogs
Blog ludology.libsyn.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers n/a.

15. 2D Game Art for Programmers

2D Game Art for ProgrammersAbout Blog 2Dgameartguru.com shares tutorials, tips and tricks about game art creation, designing with open source tools like Inkscape, Krita and Gimp.
Frequency about 2 posts per month.
Blog 2dgameartguru.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 471.

16. Games Precipice

Games PrecipiceAtlanta, GA About Blog A blog exploring the depths of tabletop game design. Featuring a monthly topic and weekly subtopics, we examine design steps, concepts, mechanics, implementation and use editorials to help new and aspiring game designers improve their ideas.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog gamesprecipice.com
Facebook fans 390. Twitter followers 502.

17. Design a Game - Pietro Polsinelli

Design a Game - Pietro PolsinelliFlorence, Italy About Blog Pietro Polsinelli is a game designer and developer, mostly working on applied (a.k.a. educational) games. He try to present the projects he has worked on, past and present; he also try to define some features of the future ones, at least, the ones he hope to do; in that section he also briefly present some of his skills and defects.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog designagame.eu
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 1,650.

18. Board Game Design Lab

Board Game Design LabAbout Blog A podcast and resource site for specific topics in board game design.
Frequency about 2 posts per week.
Blog boardgamedesignlab.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 327.

19. Make Them Play - Bastiaan Reinink

Make Them Play - Bastiaan ReininkAbout Blog Follow this blog for Learning About Board Game Design.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog makethemplay.com
Facebook fans 135. Twitter followers 792.

20. Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTES

Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTESSilver Spring, MD About Blog This blog is about Soren Johnson's Game Design Journal.
Frequency about 1 post per month.
Blog designer-notes.com
Facebook fans n/a. Twitter followers 7,358.

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