KOBOLD Guide to Game Design, Vol. 1 (Print + PDF)


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Start your career in game design off right!

Ever wondered what it takes to make it as a freelancer? Want to improve
your homebrew adventures? The KOBOLD Guide to Game Design distills
years of professional experience into a collection of design wisdom that can
improve your game and vastly increase your odds of selling a magazine article,
adventure, or complete game design.

• Audience and Making the Pitch
• Design Tips and Tricks
• Writerly Craft
• Pacing and Drama
• Worldbuilding
• Genres from Noir to Arabian and Underdark
• City Adventures
• And More!

This 88-page collection of essays—many previously presented only to patrons
of OPEN DESIGN—is now available to the public for the first time. It also
collects design wisdom from the pages of KOBOLD QUARTERLY magazine.

“Quite possibly, the single most useful book on adventure design I’ve ever read.” — Review by Berin Kinsman of Uncle Bear Media


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