When I started teaching two decades ago, game design was a strange and exotic subject for an academic class. To say that you were taking a class on game design sounded like a joke—like you were taking a class on how to eat junk food.
Quotes by Eric Zimmerman
When you purchase a board game, what are you actually getting? The physical materials have art direction and visual design: illustrations on the board, type design on the cards, the layout on the back of the box. But a lot of what you are purchasing is the game design: the actual rules of the game.