Fun Factors

Fun Factors

Fun Factors

It’s no surprise when someone tells you that games are fun. Fun is one of the reasons that we play games. But what makes games fun and how can incorporate that into our designs?

Types of Fun

There are many different types of fun. That includes the fun we derive from beauty and immersion to problem solving, competition, advancement and discovery. While the number and types of fun are many and diverse, this article will focus on five types of fun that are most frequently seen in games.

They are:

1. Sensation

2. Narrative

3. Challenge

4. Exploration

5. Social

Sensational fun


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