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09-06-2011, 09:10 AM
Originally posted on Tuesday 09-06-2011 09:00 AM at koboldquarterly.com (http://www.koboldquarterly.com)

http://www.koboldquarterly.com/k/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Coverfinal_SMALL-202x300.png (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=138)Quick poll: who would like to take a course in board game design from the creators of games like Dominion, Magic: The Gathering, Betrayal at House on The Hill, Munchkin and Kill Doctor Lucky? What if the price of the course was set at, say, $20 or less?

Whoa! Lots of hands. Thatís perfect, because the Kobold Guide To Board Game Design (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=138) is now available in the Kobold Store (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=138). Author Mike Selinker has tapped 15 of the worldís best game designers to contribute to the book, including Richard Garfield, Steve Jackson, Dale Yu, Lisa Steenson, Michelle Nephew, Matt Forbeck and James Ernest. To add to the awesomeness, John Kovalic did the cover and interior art.

Within the pages of the Kobold Guide to Board Game Design, youíll find a wealth of advice and insight on game conception, design, development, and presentation. Youíll learn about storyboarding, balancing, prototyping, and playtesting from the best in the business.

This is a great read for anyone who loves board games and wants a deeper understanding of the hobby. And itís a must-have for anyone who designs board games, whether professionally or for the fun of it. Pick it up at the Kobold Store (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=138) today in print+PDF (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=138) or PDF-only (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=141) versions!
(If youíre an RPG fan, check out the Kobold Guide To Game Design volumes 1 (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=12), volume 2 (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=31), and volume 3 (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/kqstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=3&products_ id=81).)





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