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Your Turn!: The Guide to Great Tabletop Game Design (Paperback)

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Whether you are a novice or experienced pro, this easy-to-follow guide to designing board games is for you

In Your Turn The Guide to Great Tabletop Game Design, veteran game designer Scott Rogers--creator of tabletop games including Rayguns and Rocketships, Pantone the Game and ALIEN: Fate of the Nostromo--delivers a practical walkthrough to help YOU create over a half-dozen game prototypes, including dice, card, euro, miniature, and party games. The book is packed with easy-to-follow instructions, charming illustrations, and hands-on lessons based on the author's proven knowledge and experience.

And once you've made your game, Your Turn will teach you how to prepare, pitch and sell it whether through crowdfunding or a publisher. You'll also learn how to:

  • Write and create elegant and crystal-clear rules of play
  • Playtest your games to improve quality, fix problems, and gather feedback
  • Learn what players want and how to design for it
  • Learn the secrets of the Six Zones of Play and why they are so important to your game design

Your Turn is the essential guide for practicing and aspiring tabletop game designers everywhere Why wait to make the tabletop game of your dreams? Grab this book and prepare to take Your Turn.

About the Author

Scott Rogers has been a professional game designer for thirty years. He has designed many tabletop games including Rayguns and Rocketships, Pantone: The Game, ALIEN: Fate of the Nostromo, and was featured in the 2020 documentary Gamemaster. He is the author of the best selling book Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design. Scott has taught at USC and the New York Film Academy and now he's ready to teach YOU!
Product Details
ISBN: 9781119981596
ISBN-10: 111998159X
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 464
Language: English