Would you like to design world-class games? The Deck of Lenses is the ultimate game design creativity toolkit!

Companion to the acclaimed book The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, this convenient deck contains 113 unique "lens cards" each featuring key questions that will make your game great, and a magnificent color illustration to help you remember each principle. The lenses span every aspect of game design – story, game mechanics, technology, aesthetics, psychology, creativity, teamwork, playtesting, and even business issues.

Whether you are a novice or expert game designer, this deck of lenses will change the way you look at games.

What’s New

Version 2.13

Fixed crash when using unsupported languages

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

JPKooper ,

A perfect companion

This app is perfect for people who are trying to design games, as they give you questions you should ask about your game.

The app is a perfect companion for people reading The Art Of Game Design by Jesse Schell.

ItsJustANickName ,


Very happy that this exists, the cards themselves are hard to het hold of so this really helps.

Orangelemon123 ,

Appreciate it

Thanks for making it free, though it's worth.

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