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
- 4.1 Can Instantiate
- 4.2 Can Modulate
- 4.3 Can Be Instantiated By
- 4.4 Can Be Modulated By
- 4.5 Possible Closure Effects
- 4.6 Potentially Conflicting With
- 5 History
- 6 References
- 7 Acknowledgements
Using the pattern
Alarms, Maneuvering, Left 4 Dead series, Space Alert, Time Limits, Randomness, Tension, Challenging Gameplay, Exaggerated Perception of Influence, Combos, Turn-Based Games, Experimenting, Enemies, Freedom of Choice, Late Arriving Players, Social Dilemmas, Quick Travel, Actions Have Diegetically Social Consequences, Enforced Agent Behavior,
with Ephemeral Goals
with Movement and either Avatars, Characters, or Units
Can Be Instantiated By
Ability Losses, Area Control, Critical Failures, Critical Hits, Critical Misses, Damage, Death Consequences, Decreased Abilities, Downtime, Eliminate, Factions, Game Termination Penalties, Helplessness, Movement Limitations, New Abilities, No-Ops, Life Penalties, Resource Caps, Setback Penalties, Traps, Turnovers
Can Be Modulated By
Arithmetic Progression, Extra-Game Consequences, Geometric Progression, Individual Penalties, Mutual Goals, Parallel Lives, Predictable Consequences, Privileged Abilities, Shared Penalties, Shared Resources, Rewards
Possible Closure Effects
Potentially Conflicting With
An updated version of the pattern Penalties 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.