8th May 2014

Motivation in games – lessons from 2048

A couple of days ago I said that Castle Dice was my absolute favourite game in the whole world.  When I said this I may have been overlooking another game slightly.  The other game is 2048.  For those of you […]


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6th May 2014

Story and Aesthetics and Lens #65

So, where has my list of mechanics got to now.  Well, I now have three shorter lists entitled: Mechanics which will definitely be included Mechanics which got a lot of votes, but whose relevance is unclear Mechanics which got few […]


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6th May 2014

Technologies and game mechanics – a tentative first draft

At the moment, my absolute favourite game in the whole world in “Castle Dice”.  I bought it about a month ago and I don’t think I can count the number of times we’ve played it since then.  Kids love it.  […]


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