The Game Roller

This page is meant to be used as a tool to generate game design ideas. Each load, it grabs two random mechanics and two random themes.

Mouse over the mechanics to get a description, and either click the die or reload the page to get a new combination. Mechanics and subjects are taken from Board Game Geek.

Voting / Rock-Paper-Scissors
Deduction / Environmental

Voting is game mechanic where votes are caste to determine the results of certain situations.
Rock-Paper-Scissors is a subcategory of Simultaneous Action Selection or Trick-Playing. Its defining feature is that there is a circular hierarchy for which pieces win against or capture others. That is, while A might beat B, and B beat C, C beats A.