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Game Maker’s Guild: Pre-PAX Networking & Playtesting

PAX East is in town and it’s time for us board game designers to get together! Bring a prototype or just a critical eye to New England’s largest group of tabletop game developers and playtesters!

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Playtest Best Practices Workshop

In this workshop, MIT Game Lab design staff Sara Verrilli and Rik Eberhardt will walk participants through best practices for getting useful data and feedback during board game playtest sessions.

Concepts covered include how to be a ‘good’ tester (as a game designer and as a ‘naive’ player), how to interact with your testers, and how to best analyze feedback received from testers.

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