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Game Design: Home

A guide to librarian-recommended research methods and resources for game design and theory.


This guide introduces resources to support your research topics in game design. Use the tabs at the top of the page to help you locate background information on your topic, articles, books, and more.

If you need assistance with your research or help using library resources, please contact me, schedule an appointment, or Ask a Librarian

Key Resources

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Consider using some of the strategies below to help you get started:

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Northeastern University Library's Board Gaming Collection

Board games have the ability to promote teamwork as well as strategic and collaborative thinking while fostering community. The board game collection at Northeastern University Library provides students, staff, and faculty with a recreational outlet while also supporting academic research.

Board games can be checked out from the Help and Information Desk in the library's lobby.

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