Video: How to digitize games with Race for the Galaxy
Digital board games have a lot of advantages. The material often has an established player-base, robust rules, and well developed game pieces and art styles. Despite these advantages, bringing a board game to the digital realm has its share of design challenges.
In this GDC 2018 session, Temple Gates Games' Theresa Duringer presents design tricks for digitizing games like Race for the Galaxy.
It was an insightful talk that's definitely still worth watching, so developers shouldn't miss the opportunity to do so now that it's freely available on the official GDC YouTube channel!
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