Appendix 2

Entertainment Game Evaluation Answer Key: Plants vs. Zombies

What Is the Game Goal?

To protect your home from zombies; to defeat the zombies

What Core Dynamics Were Used?

The game combines various dynamics. Collection and Outwit are two big ones, particularly in early phases of the game. You collect sun, which enables you to choose resources that help you outwit and outlast the zombies.

List at Least 3 Game Mechanics From the Game

1. Different plants have different powers or capabilities.

2. Power-ups can be used to defeat zombies.

3. Giving your plants a dose of plant food gives them a temporary power boost.

Identify and Describe the Game Elements Used in the Game

Aesthetics

Story

Chance

Conflict

Competition

Cooperation

Levels ...

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