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The Kobold Guide to Game Design 3: Tools and Techniques

The Kobold Guide to Game Design 3: Tools and Techniques

Learn the secrets of successful game designers, whether you want to join their ranks or just enhance your own games to epic levels.

Publisher's blurb: "Our best-selling series continues! The Kobold Guide to Game Design Volume III: Tools &Techniques goes even deeper into the territory of professional design with a dozen essays by an all-star lineup of industry veterans including:

  • Award-winning designer and publisher Wolfgang Baur
  • 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons designer Monte Cook
  • 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons designer Rob Heinsoo
  • New York Times best-selling author Ed Greenwood
  • Videogame and tabletop RPG designer Colin McComb

"Readers will find nearly 100 pages of tips, tricks, and how-to guidance from the pros about:

  • Designing combat systems
  • Sandbox and event-driven adventure design
  • Working well in collaborative design
  • Optimizing encounters for roleplaying
  • Creating memorable characters and dastardly plots
  • The principles of 4th Edition design... and more!

"The Kobold Guide to Game Design Volume III is a great resource for professional designers and GMs who want to take their homebrew campaigns to the next level."

More when I get hold of a copy!

Book Details:
Authors: Wolfgang Baur, Monte Cook, Rob Heinsoo, Ed Greenwood, Colin McComb and more.
Publishers' Reference: OPDKGGD3
Paperback, 94 pages
Date: June 2010

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Product page last updated: 4 October 2015