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Top Game Design Blogs

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1

Reddit - Game Design | The Art of Crafting Rulesets

Reddit - Game Design | The Art of Crafting Rulesets

reddit.com/r/gamedesign

About 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 2 posts per week

1,131,481 496,985 9
2

Extra Credits | YouTube

Extra Credits | YouTube

youtube.com/user/ExtraCredit..

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

56,176 47,037 2
3

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

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

leagueofgamemakers.com

About Blog - A blog about making tabletop games from a diverse group of designers, publishers, developers and artists.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

3,549 4,542 1,027,358
4

GAMEDESIGNING - Become a Video Game Designer

GAMEDESIGNING - Become a Video Game Designer

gamedesigning.org

United States

About Blog - The aspiring video game designers guide to becoming a successful game designer, developer, or artist.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week

236 63 148,515
5

snomaN Gaming | Youtube

snomaN Gaming | Youtube

youtube.com/user/snomangamin..

Seattle, WA

About Blog - Home of Good Game Design - where they analyze principles of what makes games great.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month

174 1,322 2
6

Dr. Lewis Pulsipher - Game Design | Youtube

Dr. Lewis Pulsipher - Game Design | Youtube

youtube.com/user/LewGameDesi..

North Carolina

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 3 posts per month

n/a 565 2
7

The Psychology of Video Games by Jamie Madigan

The Psychology of Video Games by Jamie Madigan

psychologyofgames.com

USA

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

3,497 3,981 844,344
8

Google News - Game Design

Google News - Game Design

news.google.com/news/section..

About Blog - Comprehensive up-to-date coverage for game design, aggregated from news sources all over the world by Google News.
Frequency - about 8 posts per week

23,626,994 213,559 1
9

Sirlin.Net - Game Design

Sirlin.Net - Game Design

sirlin.net

California

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 2 posts per month

3,193 2,070 433,228
10

Raph's Website

Raph's Website

raphkoster.com

San 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 2 posts per month

n/a 16,042 631,079
11

Keith Burgun Blog

Keith Burgun Blog

keithburgun.net

Goldens 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

27 1,283 1,286,173
12

Shaun Spalding | Youtube

Shaun Spalding | Youtube

youtube.com/user/999Greyfox/..

North 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

n/a 5,506 2
13

The Game Crafter Official Podcast

The Game Crafter Official Podcast

thegamecrafter.libsyn.com

Madison, 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 4 posts per month

4,771 6,166 6,677
14

Ludology Blog

Ludology Blog

ludology.libsyn.com

About 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 4 posts per month

n/a n/a 6,677
15

2D Game Art for Programmers

2D Game Art for Programmers

2dgameartguru.com

About Blog - 2Dgameartguru.com shares tutorials, tips and tricks about game art creation, designing with open source tools like Inkscape, Krita and Gimp.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

n/a 393 408,530
16

Games Precipice

Games Precipice

gamesprecipice.com

Atlanta, 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

390 502 2,320,421
17

Design a Game - Pietro Polsinelli

Design a Game - Pietro Polsinelli

designagame.eu

Florence, 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

n/a 1,650 2,622,121
18

Board Game Design Lab

Board Game Design Lab

boardgamedesignlab.com

About Blog - A podcast and resource site for specific topics in board game design.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

n/a 327 2,748,420
19

Make Them Play - Bastiaan Reinink

Make Them Play - Bastiaan Reinink

makethemplay.com

About Blog - Follow this blog for Learning About Board Game Design.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month

84 590 3,134,127
20

Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTES

Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTES

designer-notes.com

Silver Spring, MD

About Blog - This blog is about Soren Johnson's Game Design Journal.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month

n/a 6,777 4,017,526
21

Indie By Design - We create video game books & podcasts

Indie By Design - We create video game books & podcasts

indiebydesign.net/blog

London, England

About Blog - Independent By Design is a creator and publisher of quality books that celebrate and document the indie video game space. Our goal is to help preserve and understand great games, people and studios. The company began life in 2015 when it was founded by Stace Harman and John Robertson.

Frequency - about 1 posts per week

n/a 1,296 5,764,795
22

Daniel Solis

Daniel Solis

danielsolisblog.blogspot.com

Durham, NC

About Blog - Daniel Solis is a multiple award-winning game designer. Creator of Belle of the Ball (Dice Hate Me Games); Kodama: the Tree Spirits (Action Phase Games); Princess Bride: As You Wish (GameSalute); Spycraft: Need To Know (Crafty Games); and many more self-published card games! This blog is mostly about game design, graphic design, typography and art direction.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

n/a 6,699 5,826,603
23

Games by Manuel Correia Blog

Games by Manuel Correia Blog

gamesbymanuel.com/blog

Hamburg, Germany

About Blog - Manuel Correia is a game designer of both digital and analog games. You might have played one of the games He worked on while at InnoGames, Gambrinous, Digital Furnace, SixMinute, Miniclip or Gameinvest.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

682 1,002 8,809,529
24

TGIK Games Blog - Game Design, Design Process and Review

TGIK Games Blog - Game Design, Design Process and Review

tgikgamesblog.com

Ventura, CA

About Blog - TGIK Games is a board game design studio and publisher. They makes games for the hobby gamer, casual gamer and educational games.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week

175 2,945 10,061,119
25

Kind Fortress - Isaac Shalev

Kind Fortress - Isaac Shalev

kindfortress.com

Stamford, CT

About Blog - This blog is all about board game design. Isaac Shalev is Board-gamer, game designer, host of On Board Games.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

230 1,971 11,023,758
26

Sande Chen - Game Design Aspect of the Month

Sande Chen - Game Design Aspect of the Month

gamedesignaspect.blogspot.com

About Blog - Sande Chen is a writer and game designer whose game credits span 10 years in the industry. Her writing credits include 1999 Independent Games Festival winner Terminus and the PC RPG of the Year, The Witcher, for which she was nominated for a 2007 Writers Guild Award in Videogame Writing.
Frequency - about 3 posts per month

n/a 1,275 11,093,673
27

No Hidden Info - Michael Ardizzone

No Hidden Info - Michael Ardizzone

nohidden.info

New Jersey, US

About Blog - A strategy game design and programming blog. This blog is a place to show friends and interested parties an ideas on strategy game design and programming.
Frequency - about 2 posts per month

n/a 67 11,811,066
28

Molecular Jig Games - Biochemistry and Game Design

Molecular Jig Games - Biochemistry and Game Design

molecularjig.com/blog

Washington, USA

About Blog - Molecular Jig Games is for to increase general knowledge of molecular behavior. Proteins, lipids, drugs, allergens, vaccines, degradable plastic, ocean acidification, heath: molecules are the key to understanding many important concepts. The goal will be accomplish by creating games that take place in the molecular world and making them available to as wide an audience as possible.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

255 1,313 11,971,818
29

Dan Kenny Game Design Blog

Dan Kenny Game Design Blog

dankennygamedesign.com/blog

Kilkenny, Ireland

About Blog - Dan Kenny is an award winning game developer, writer and artist. He was named one of Develop magazines 30 Under 30 developers of 2012. He previously founded Eyesodic Games and developed the award winning Reapers End and Life After Us games. He have over 8 years’ experience in games design, concept design and animation using industry standard tools.
Frequency - about 4 posts per month

38 913 n/a
30

Game Design Wit | Youtube

Game Design Wit | Youtube

youtube.com/user/daltreywate..

About Blog - The study and discussion of game design.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

227 34 2
31

Tien Tam - Game Design Blog

Tien Tam - Game Design Blog

gamedesign-tientam.blogspot.com

About Blog - Tien Tam is a 3D Generalist and Game Designer with a focus on creating engaging content. Excels at cross-disciplinary collaboration to create, implement, and deliver optimized game assets.
Frequency - about 1 post per month

n/a n/a n/a

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