What makes game design unique?

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"There are two main things that make games different from anything else that's 'designed.' The first is that no one has to play a game.The second is, games don't exist to extend, assist, or support some external goal." ...

A remedy for turtling

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How turtling causes "undesirable qualities for a game," and why most developer tactics to minimize it face a challenge: "that they're applying top-down solutions to a fundamental problem." ...