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). 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: video games.