René Bauer

René Bauer, born in 1972, works as lecturer, researcher and head of Master of Arts in Game Design at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). His interests are coding, game mechanics and artgames.

transcript-Publications in the Research Fields: Digital and Social Media, Media Studies

Publications in the Series: Media Studies

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Games and Rules
Release date: 2018-10-17

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Games and Rules

Game Mechanics for the »Magic Circle«

Why do we play games? What are the rules for the Magic Circle? This book takes a closer look at the motivational system that is the game mechanics.

Book Chapter

  1. Games and Rules


    Seiten 1 - 4
  2. Contents

    Seiten 5 - 6
  3. Introduction

    Seiten 7 - 16
  4. Games as a Special Zone

    Seiten 35 - 46
  5. Hansel and Gretel

    Seiten 115 - 138
  6. The Spectacular Space

    Seiten 139 - 168
  7. The Player as Puppet

    Seiten 217 - 242
  8. Authors

    Seite 317

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