Blog: A look at ludomechanical dissonance

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Ludonarrative Dissonance has become a popular discussion point for when story and game design conflict. For today, I want to try and come up with a term for when mechanics conflict with each other. ...

Blog: What killed the MMOG?

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World of Warcraft's success attracted opportunistic agents that preyed on weaknesses in the game's economy and business model design. Without solutions, the MMO genre became increasingly non-viable commercially. ...