Universal Head's 300 rules summaries
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Fourteen years ago, frustrated with having to re-read rulebooks every time I played a game, I started making rules summaries. I wanted a succinct summary of all the rules of a game on a two-sided sheet, without any of the examples, unnecessary text or repetition, in a standard format that would make re-learning a game as fast as possible. And I also wanted play reference sheets that made playing games faster and easier.

All this time later, and I just launched rules summary and reference number 300. THREE HUNDRED! Most of them are on BGG, but the entire collection is always update to date at my site the Esoteric Order of Gamers (www.orderofgamers.com).

I'm a professional graphic designer (www.universalhead.com) so I put a lot of work into making these things. I match the existing graphics and typefaces (except for the body text, which is always Trade Gothic medium). Each column of text always lines up at the bottom, and almost always the entire rules fit the allotted space exactly. That's not something you may notice consciously, but it takes a lot of work!

So here's a little trip down memory lane and a few of my favourites and not-so-favourites. Add your own if you like, with your own stories - I'd really love to hear them!

And if you want to support my continuing work (which includes hundreds of videos) or show your appreciation, I'm extremely grateful to those who sign up to support me on the Esoteric Order of Gamers Patreon page (www.patreon.com/esotericorder). Patreon is a great way to contribute to offsetting the expenses of content creators, and there are reward tiers that give you bonus content, personalised video thankyous, even a say in which games I cover.

Here's to the next 300, fellow gamers!


PS I know it's a way to show appreciation, which is nice, but I have no need at all for Geek Gold. If you really want to show your appreciation write a nice comment - but even better, buy me a coffee or two by making a contribution on my Patreon page!
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