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. That’s perfect, because the Kobold Guide To Board Game Design is now available in the Kobold Store. Author Mike Selinker has tapped 15 of the world’s 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, you’ll find a wealth of advice and insight on game conception, design, development, and presentation. You’ll 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 it’s a must-have for anyone who designs board games, whether professionally or for the fun of it. Pick it up at the Kobold Store today in print+PDF or PDF-only versions!
(If you’re an RPG fan, check out the Kobold Guide To Game Design volumes 1, volume 2, and volume 3.)