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Game design is a sibling discipline to software and Web design, but they're siblings that grew up in different houses. They have much more in common than their perceived distinction typically suggests, and user experience practitioners can realize enormous benefit by exploiting the solutions that games have found to the real problems of design.


On Jul 16 Charles Bess wrote: Playful design is good, but not focused on business application of gaming techniques
This book is good overview of the design issues of games and gameplay. I was looking for a book focused on the application of game techniques in business and this is definitely not that book. It does a great job though of covering the foundational issues of game design, but it is in the context of traditional gaming. Full Review  >

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On Jul 8 Michael Fogus wrote:
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On Jun 27 Iain Dillingham wrote:
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