Episode 230

The Eight Fun Languages


August 22nd, 2019

58 mins 15 secs

Season 2

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Episode 230: The Eight Fun Languages

A group of scholars determined that there are eight types of fun in games. The Favorite, the Curmudgeon and the Legend explore these "fun languages." After learning about them, Carie, Jason and Ryan examine how players and game runners can use them to make their games more fun!

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Episode Links

  • The MDA paper — This is the original paper presented by Robin Hunicke, Marc LeBlanc and Robert Zubek detailing and defining the eight types of fun.