Classifying game mechanics and types of play
Types of play
- “Hearts, Clubs, Diamonds, Spades: Players Who suit MUDs”. Richard Bartle. 1996.
- “GNS (Gamism, Narrativism, Simulationism) theory”. Wikipedia. Theory developed by Ron Edwards.
- “MDA: A Formal Approach to Game Design and Game Research” (PDF). Robin Hunicke, Marc LeBlanc, Robert Zubek. 2004. Explains the 8 kinds of fun (Wikipedia).
- “Game Mechanics Taxonomy”. Henri Tuhola. 2015.
Tags: game design, video games.