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Prettiest Playtesting
Weekly playtesting for any and all local designers. Bring your prototypes or just come help other designers and get more involved in the local design community. Since we host, there will usually be testing of whatever we're currently crushing through with Prettiest Princess (and to a lesser extent Vice Games). Some games are short, some games aren't; some games are close to finished, some games are likely disasters; some games are serious, most of them are not. Most of these are designs headed to other publishers, but we'll also be checking out stuff that PPG is publishing too. It's free for members of Elm City Games, otherwise, it's a $5 day pass to ECG (and you can be there the whole day and play whatever else too). Come make your own designs better and get your name in some rulebooks for other rad games!

Elm City Games

760 Chapel St · New Haven, CT

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What we're about

New Haven Game Makers Guild is a group of tabletop game designers in and around the New Haven Area. We're focused on building a collaborative community of working designers looking to improve their craft and help each other. We organize discussion sessions, workshops, and playtesting events.

Designers and developers of all experience levels are welcome, but be aware that this group is focused on people doing work. Some of us are full time industry professionals, most of us design on the side of our primary careers, and some of us are just interested in taking our first steps into designing games.

We are affiliated with the Game Makers Guild network, based in Boston with other chapters in Philadelphia and Idaho.

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