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Game Design Patterns

Posted in Online papers with tags , , on March 9, 2008 by frans

This paper presents a ‘semi-structured’ approach into analysing and designing games starting from patterns, basic games’ building blocks:

Björk, Staffan, Sus Lundgren & Jussi Holopainen (2003) ‘Game Design Patterns’. In: Marinka Copier and Joost Raessens (eds), Level Up: Digital Games Research Conference Proceedings. Utrecht: DiGRA and University of Utrecht. Online: