The one-sentence "definition" that should be in italics.
This pattern is a still a stub.
- 1 Examples
- 2 Using the pattern
- 3 Consequences
- 4 Relations
- 5 History
- 6 References
- 7 Acknowledgements
Using the pattern
Instantiates: Conflict, Competition, Gain Ownership, Capture, Tension, Game Mastery, Excluding Goals, Symmetric Goals, Tournaments, Transfer of Control
Modulates: Delivery, Rescue, Higher-Level Closures as Gameplay Progresses, Player Elimination
Instantiated by: Last Man Standing, Tournaments, Enemies, Boss Monsters, Area Control
Modulated by: Achilles' Heels, Timing, Rhythm-Based Actions, Dexterity-Based Actions, Negotiation, Puzzle Solving, Luck, Orthogonal Unit Differentiation, Tiebreakers, Memorizing, Immersion
Can Be Instantiated By
Can Be Modulated By
Possible Closure Effects
Potentially Conflicting With
An updated version of the pattern Overcome 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.