Index

400 Project, 150

A

abstraction

elimination, 286287

in Machinations diagrams, 8182

process of, 286287

simplification, 286287

in simulations, 286287

action games

level progression, 131

mechanics, 8

power-ups and collectibles in, 131133

actions

challenges associated with, 4344

effect of, 43

unexpected, 44

Adams, Ernest

definition of games, 1

Fundamentals of Game Design, 59

hierarchy of challenges, 229

player-centric design, 169, 292

adventure games, mechanics, 8

Alexander, Christopher, 148

America’s Army, 287, 299

analogous simulation, 288289, 291293

Angry Birds, 31

physics, 6

strategy in, 10

vs. World of Goo, 1011

AP (artificial player). See artificial players; players

arms race pattern

applicability, 330

collaborations, 331

consequences, ...

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