Only that which can change can continue: this is the principle by which infinite players live.

— James Carse

This book could have started with this chapter. I toyed with the notion, but found I had to do so much backtracking that I flipped it again. After all, even with the best intentions it's dangerous to start playing with motivational dynamics unless you have the right focus and approach.

And so here we are! By now you are ready to start exploring how we go about finding the game-changing element. Games of course being the interplay of goals, rules and feedback; and the game changer being that newly introduced element that creates a significant difference to the existing game.

How do we find the game changer? By combining ...

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