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Why Are You Making Games?

Why Make Games?

Why should anybody care about your game? Ask the seasoned game designer this, and he’ll describe an enticing feature set, an innovative game mechanic or some other combination of reasons why players would be interested. Playtesting the game in question,

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Monsters in the Sky: Facing Jesse Schell’s Nightmare of Over-Gamification

Gamification badges

“And what will that world be like? Well, I think it’ll be like this: You’ll get up in the morning to brush your teeth, and the toothbrush can sense that you’re brushing your teeth, and so, hey, good job for

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