This month our list of excellent board game design links includes advice for early in the design process, thoughts on randomness from an expert, a crucial point about using other designers' ideas, plus a special appearance by us!
- How to use randomness well (audio)
- Jamey Stegmaier: What I wish I had known before I got into board game design (audio)
- "Honor among thieves": How to steal game ideas responsibly (audio)
- “If a rule is difficult to explain in words or easily forgotten, consider cutting it.” - Sen-Foong Lim
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