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What motivates gamers?

Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:23 pm
by Bill MacKenty
One of the big ideas in balanced gaming is understanding why we play games. I was initially exposed to gamer motivations from Richard Bartle and then later to Nick Yee's Quantic Foundry

I think this chart below, used from quantic foundry, really summarizes the different motivations very well:
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