Chapter 13Teens (Ages 13+)

For the purposes of game design, teens are basically adults who are lacking a lot of life experience. They are able to reason and plan ahead, and they are also actively exploring their identities.

This chapter briefly discusses the developmental milestones of teens, including developmentally appropriate games for this age.

Figure 13.1 Image used under Creative Commons Attribution License by Flickr member Carissa Rogers.

Figure 13.1 Image used under Creative Commons Attribution License by Flickr member Carissa Rogers.

Developmental Milestones

While this book is focused on children under the age of 12, for the purposes of providing a full developmental psychology picture, we offer a brief overview of teenagers. ...

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