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Delivery consists of moving a certain game element to another specified game element or place within the game space.
Games which have goals consisting of moving one game element from one place to another may be complicated by only letting players be able to move the game element through the effect of other game elements. In these cases, the goals may be seen as making a Delivery of a game element by using other game elements.
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- 1 Examples
- 2 Using the pattern
- 3 Consequences
- 4 Relations
- 5 History
- 6 References
- 7 Acknowledgements
Football can be described as the task of delivering the ball into the other team's goal.
Capture the flag variants of first-person shooters such as the Quake series and Unreal Tournament series have the goal of gaining access of the other team's flag and carrying it to one's own capture point.
Using the pattern
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Can Be Modulated By
Possible Closure Effects
Potentially Conflicting With
An updated version of the pattern Delivery 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.