There are many game design associations which you can be a part of. These associations are great for getting to know the game design community and also for attending events which are hosted by the association. In the websites of a lot of these associations, you can find more resources about game design, either content from the events which they hosted or links to other websites which contain very useful information.
Here’s a list of game design associations:
Know a good game design association to be a part of? Please send us a message!