What’s the Benefit of “Fun” in Games?
JANUARY 17, 2017
Yes, I know. You’ve heard that games are very useful for learning. However, it’s less about creating a game than actually understanding what it is that people find “fun” about playing games. There is power in understanding what makes games engaging to us. Armed with that knowledge, you can use it to inform your learning designs. This table offers a quick summary. Use it to inform your decisions when designing learning games or learning activities that you want to actually keep people engaged.