Cardboard Edison’s Favorite Tips & Resources - September 2016

This month's roundup of our favorite board game design links includes an interview about a Spiel des Jahres nominee, thoughtful articles on small but important corners of game design, answers to legal questions and much more.







  • Answers to game designers' legal questions: NDAs, IP protection, art contracts and lots more (audio). Part 1, Part 2.

  • “It’s way better to have a game that a smallish group really likes than a game that everyone kind of only sort of likes.” - Sandy Petersen

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