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Over at the League of Gamemakers, my piece on how to design worker placement games is now complete, in 3 parts. You may find these pieces are useful to you regardless of the type of game you are working on. The pieces include examples from veteran and upcoming designers alike.
I invite you to visit the League and check out the blog posts. Feel free to leave your comments and your own perspectives in the comments!

How to Design a Worker Placement Game:
Part 1: Research and Innovate
http://bit.ly/1mdgKAH
Part 2: Build
http://bit.ly/1jLM1Vf
Part 3: Refine
http://bit.ly/1rMvogt
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Great read! It actually makes me want to design a worker placement type game which usually isn't the type of thing which excites me.

Now I just need to try and focus on what I'm doing instead of and working on the flood of ideas I now have for worker placement games.
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Thanks! Feel free to share some of those thoughts with the public! Perhaps somebody else can use some of your inspirations!
 
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Not to bring back a dead thread, but what is going on with the links to the website.... that is worrisome.

Thank you.
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jsteedhayes wrote:
Not to bring back a dead thread, but what is going on with the links to the website.... that is worrisome.

Thank you.


Ruh, roh. HAXXX00r3d.

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Yep - we got hacked.
 
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Luke,

Sorry to hear it. Let us know the status of the site.

I'd love to read these articles. Are they available elsewhere?

BTW, I'm a big fan of Energy Empire - very nice game!

Brad
 
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Thank you - for now, all the content is inaccessible. We'll be having a professional attempt recovery. Unsure of timeline. I'm really glad you like Energy Empire! I've got more games in the works -but they will take some time to make it to the market.
 
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Luke,

Sorry to hear it. Let us know the status of the site.

I'd love to read these articles. Are they available elsewhere?

BTW, I'm a big fan of Energy Empire - very nice game!

Brad

Wayback Machine to the rescue!
https://web.archive.org/web/20160324155458/http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/how-to-design-a-worker-placement-game-part-1/
https://web.archive.org/web/20160322031646/http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/how-to-design-a-worker-placement-game-part-2/
https://web.archive.org/web/20160403064418/http://www.leagueofgamemakers.com/refining-your-game/

BGG doesn't like links with colons so you'll have to copy/paste them yourself.

I hope the gamemakers are able to recover soon.
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Thanks!
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The League of Gamemakers site is back up!
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LL Games wrote:
The League of Gamemakers site is back up!


Nice!
 
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