The elimination or change of ownership of an game element.
This pattern is a still a stub.
Note: While Board Games typically use the term Capture, Real-Time Games instead uses Eliminate. For this pattern collection, Eliminate is seen as a more specific form of Capture due to being a newer form of the same phenomena.
- 1 Examples
- 2 Using the pattern
- 3 Consequences
- 4 Relations
- 5 History
- 6 References
- 7 Acknowledgements
Using the pattern
custodial capture (e.g. Hnefatafl)
displacement capture (e.g. Chess)
Can Be Instantiated By
Can Be Modulated By
Possible Closure Effects
Potentially Conflicting With
An updated version of the pattern Capture that was part of the original collection in the book Patterns in Game Design.
- Björk, S. & Holopainen, J. (2004) Patterns in Game Design. Charles River Media. ISBN1-58450-354-8.