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Mastering Game Mechanics: Crafting More Interactive Gameplay

Understand and practically adopt the major concepts and proven mental models professional game designers use when structuring games and gameplay.

Learn how interlocking game features drive the player experience, expand their potential for creativity and problem solving, then learn specific, actionable lessons on how these concepts are applied in a number of genres. 

Joe Sopko and Celia Wagar use visual examples to demonstrate how balance, player controllers, system design and balance work together to create a rich player experience.

Alexander Brazie demonstrates concrete examples of mechanics design for use in Player vs Player, Player vs Enemy and Cooperative games.


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