8 Types of Fun in Video Games

  • Sensation
  • Fantasy
  • Narrative
  • Challenge
  • Fellowship
  • Discovery
  • Expression
  • Submission

Sensation

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

Fantasy

Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn

Narrative

The Last of Us

Challenge

Dark Souls 2

Fellowship

World of Warcraft

Discovery

King’s Quest VI

Expression

Minecraft

Submission

Plants vs Zombies 2

So, how do I apply them?

  • Quake: Challenge, Sensation, Fantasy.
  • The Sims: Discovery, Fantasy, Expression, Narrative.
  • Plants vs Zombies: Fantasy, Discovery, Challenge, Submission.

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