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Designing Games by Tynan Sylvester

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Index

A note on the digital index

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Symbols

“Aha!” moment, Emotion Through Learning

A

abstraction, Abstraction, Abstraction
accessible games, Depth, Skill Range
acquisition, emotion through, Emotion Through AcquisitionEmotion Through Spectacle, Emotion Through Spectacle, Emotion Through Spectacle
action role-playing games, feeling of acquisition in, Emotion Through Acquisition
adaptive difficulty, Difficulty ModificationDifficulty Modification, Difficulty Modification, Difficulty Modification
adventure games, fictional ambiguity in, Metagame Information
advertisements, setting expectations and, Setting Expectations
agency problems, Agency ProblemsCase Study: Fallout 3, Agency Problems, Player–Character Motivation Alignment, Player–Character Motivation Alignment, Case Study: Fallout 3
AI (Artificial Intelligence), predictability and, Predictability and AI
aim assist, Input AssistanceInput Assistance, Input Assistance, Input Assistance
algorithm, hill climbing, Planning HorizonCultural Habit, Planning Horizon, Cultural Habit
Amabile, Teresa, The Progress Principle
anger, in motivating, Fear and Love
antagonistic emotions, constructing game experiences using, Antagonistic EmotionsEmotional ...

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