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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 11 posts / day
Blog reddit.com/r/gamedesign
Facebook fans 1.1M ⋅ Twitter followers 497K ⋅ Domain Authority 90

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 3 videos / week
Since Aug 2011
Blog youtube.com/user/ExtraCredit..
Facebook fans 64.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 54.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 125 ⋅ Domain Authority 99

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.
Blog leagueofgamemakers.com
Facebook fans 3.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 40

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 1 post / week
Also in Game Developement Blogs
Blog gamedesigning.org
Facebook fans 353 ⋅ Twitter followers 126 ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 46

5. snomaN Gaming

snomaN Gaming Seattle, WA About Blog Home of Good Game Design where they analyze principles of what makes games great.
Frequency 1 video / week
Since Dec 2013
Also in Game Design Youtube Channels
Blog youtube.com/user/snomangamin..
Facebook fans 234 ⋅ Twitter followers 3.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 44 ⋅ Domain Authority 99

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 1 video / day
Since Sep 2013
Blog youtube.com/user/LewGameDesi..
Twitter followers 627 ⋅ Domain Authority 99

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 1 post / month
Also in Psychology Blogs
Blog psychologyofgames.com
Facebook fans 3.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 56

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 28 posts / day
Blog news.google.com/news/section..
Facebook fans 23.6M ⋅ Twitter followers 213.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 95

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 1 post / month
Blog sirlin.net
Facebook fans 3.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 56

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 2 posts / year
Blog raphkoster.com
Twitter followers 16K ⋅ Social Engagement 53 ⋅ Domain Authority 67

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 1 post / month
Blog keithburgun.net
Facebook fans 29 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 42

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 1 video / day
Blog youtube.com/user/999Greyfox/..
Twitter followers 5.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 3

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 1 post / week
Blog thegamecrafter.libsyn.com
Facebook fans 4.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 6.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 22

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 1 post / week
Since Feb 2011
Also in Board Game Blogs
Blog ludology.libsyn.com
Social Engagement 16 ⋅ Domain Authority 40

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 14 posts / year
Blog 2dgameartguru.com
Twitter followers 473 ⋅ Domain Authority 37

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.
Blog gamesprecipice.com
Facebook fans 390 ⋅ Twitter followers 502 ⋅ Domain Authority 33

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 1 post / quarter
Blog designagame.eu
Twitter followers 1.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 33

18. Board Game Design Lab

Board Game Design LabAbout Blog The Board Game Design Lab is a hub for specific topics in board game design. Here you'll find a ton of resources and interviews with the top designers, publishers, and insiders in the gaming industry. If you're looking for a site that will help you design great games people love, this is it.
Frequency 4 posts / month
Also in Board Games Podcasts
Blog boardgamedesignlab.com/categ..
Twitter followers 327 ⋅ Social Engagement 34 ⋅ Domain Authority 37

19. Make Them Play - Bastiaan Reinink

Make Them Play - Bastiaan ReininkAbout Blog Follow this blog for Learning About Board Game Design.
Frequency 1 post / month
Blog makethemplay.com
Facebook fans 143 ⋅ Twitter followers 789 ⋅ Social Engagement 18 ⋅ Domain Authority 24

20. Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTES

Soren Johnson - DESIGNER NOTESSilver Spring, MD About Blog This blog is about Soren Johnson's Game Design Journal.
Frequency 1 post / month
Blog designer-notes.com
Twitter followers 7.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 47

21. Indie By Design - We create video game books & podcasts

Indie By Design - We create video game books & podcastsLondon, 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.
Blog indiebydesign.net/blog
Twitter followers 1.3K ⋅ Domain Authority 23

22. Daniel Solis

Daniel SolisDurham, 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 1 post / quarter
Blog danielsolisblog.blogspot.com
Twitter followers 6.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 42

23. Games by Manuel Correia Blog

Games by Manuel Correia BlogHamburg, 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 2 posts / year
Blog gamesbymanuel.com/blog
Facebook fans 627 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 20

24. TGIK Games Blog - Game Design, Design Process and Review

TGIK Games Blog - Game Design, Design Process and ReviewVentura, 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.
Blog tgikgamesblog.com
Facebook fans 175 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 19

25. Kind Fortress - Isaac Shalev

Kind Fortress - Isaac ShalevStamford, CT About Blog This blog is all about board game design. Isaac Shalev is Board-gamer, game designer, host of On Board Games.
Frequency 4 posts / year
Blog kindfortress.com
Facebook fans 230 ⋅ Twitter followers 2K ⋅ Domain Authority 22

26. Sande Chen - Game Design Aspect of the Month

Sande Chen - Game Design Aspect of the MonthAbout 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 1 post / month
Blog gamedesignaspect.blogspot.com
Twitter followers 1.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 30 ⋅ Domain Authority 30

27. No Hidden Info - Michael Ardizzone

No Hidden Info - Michael ArdizzoneNew 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 2 posts / year
Blog nohidden.info
Twitter followers 72 ⋅ Domain Authority 9

28. Molecular Jig Games - Biochemistry and Game Design

Molecular Jig Games - Biochemistry and Game DesignWashington, 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 1 post / year
Blog molecularjig.com/blog
Facebook fans 248 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 37

29. Dan Kenny Game Design Blog

Dan Kenny Game Design BlogKilkenny, 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 18 posts / year
Blog dankennygamedesign.com/blog
Facebook fans 55 ⋅ Twitter followers 925 ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 22

30. Game Design Wit | Youtube

Game Design Wit | YoutubeAbout Blog The study and discussion of game design.
Frequency 8 videos / week
Blog youtube.com/user/daltreywate..
Facebook fans 227 ⋅ Twitter followers 34 ⋅

31. Tien Tam - Game Design Blog

Tien Tam - Game Design BlogAbout 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 2 posts / year
Blog gamedesign-tientam.blogspot.com
Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 3

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