Cardboard Edison's Favorite Tips & Resources - January 2017

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!







  • “If a rule is difficult to explain in words or easily forgotten, consider cutting it.” - Sen-Foong Lim

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