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By Anna Anthropy, Naomi Clark

Video games have frequently taken a principal position in pop culture; in reality, firms are even trying to 'gamify' conventional enterprise techniques. even if, our language for figuring out, discussing, and designing video games has remained primitive - and this has made it more challenging to create nice video games or intelligently overview them. this article fills this hole, supplying a whole shared framework for figuring out and comparing online game layout - as creators, as avid gamers, as scholars, as online game decision-makers.

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