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Interesting Examples of Game Mechanics

April 29th, 2010 No comments

Game Mechanics – the new black – Jon Carder

Below are the four elements that Groupon, foursquare, frequent flyer programs and just about any other successful game all have in common. In addition I’ve included three nice-to-haves.

Must-haves:

1. Action
2. Goal
3. Scoreboard/Feedback
4. Reward

Nice-to-haves

1. Competition
2. Countdown Timer
3. Social

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