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Some Notes on the Nature of Game Design

  title={Some Notes on the Nature of Game Design},
  author={J. Kuittinen and J. Holopainen},
  booktitle={DiGRA Conference},
  • J. Kuittinen, J. Holopainen
  • Published in DiGRA Conference 2009
  • Computer Science
  • The focus of this paper is to have a critical look at the current game design literature through the analytic al lenses of the current state of the art in design research. The aim is not to create yet another prescriptive framework fo r game design but rather an attempt to connect the game de sign studies to general design studies in a stimulating way. We first discuss what has been said about design in general, including industrial and graphic design, engineerin g, architecture, and even… CONTINUE READING
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