O'Reilly logo

The Smashing Book #2 by Smashing Magazine

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Applying Game Design Principles to User Experience Design (Part 2)

Playbook and Strategy

As an interaction designer, you have multiple responsibilities. You have to define the game’s mechanics, create the rules and design the interfaces based on the concepts addressed in this chapter. You also have to act as a two-way interpreter: in one direction, you help the client reach their customers and keep them close, engaging them in an epic story and fostering their productivity; in the other direction, you teach the client the gameplay, etiquette, terminology and details of the environment that you plan to build so that they can refine the mechanics according to their needs and prepare the necessary resources and processes.To fulfill your responsibilities, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required