The body of work focuses on how board game design is growing. Only a couple of years ago the best game design work focussed on video games, but board games are starting to get better representation. This book is written by Christopher Allen and Shannon Appelcline and comes with a forward from the king of cooperative games, Matt Leacock, and the recommendations from industry legends like Jeff Tidbell, Raph Koster and Richard Launius. Add on available includes a swag of the best board game design text to get you started.
If you are considering design, already a designer, or simply interested in how cooperative games work you can pre-order a copy now.