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The Element of Game Mechanic

Game mechanic is a part of game play, which will determine how the game will be played. Game mechanic is one of the most important parts of the game, and a game will always have one or more mechanics. Good games need balanced mechanics. These are some elements of game mechanic,
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How Challenging is Challenging Enough?

Playing a game for some people means challenging yourself, completing tasks and getting the satisfaction of achieving completion. It practically became a basic question in game design, to decide, how difficult a game should be? Make it too easy, and players will leave the game if they feel no engagement
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Playful Standing Frame

Static standing frame is device for passive rehabilitation in the upright standing position of adults and children. Standing frame, also known as standers, are used by people with mild to severe disabilities such as spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Rett syndrome, and post-polio syndrome. The advantage of the standing frame is stimulation of psycho motor development
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Characteristics of Good Gameplay

My first encounter with video game is pacman. One of my lucky friends has a pacman machine as a birthday gift. I was so fascinated by that big arcade machine. It shows a silly pixelate character that eat points, hunted by some other silly character and we have total control
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(Board) Games Bring Kids Together

It was school holiday, my sister held a family gathering in our mother house. All of my nephews came, and like usual, they asked me, if I bring some board game. They were so happy, because at that day, I did bring one board game (sometimes I forget to bring
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The Mini Legend

Are you one of the 80-90’s children, those who experienced various number of toys and games? If so, then you would surely remember Mini 4WD racing car, or generally known as Tamiya (one of the most succesful brand of resin/plastic modelling kit who released the first Mini 4WD in 1982).
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Why Collecting Board Games

When people collect something, there must be a reason, why they are willing to collect it and spending lot of money to get it. I do have reasons why I collect board games, simply, because I love to play board games. Another reasons, because I want to share some fun
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The Mass Mobilizing Game

Surely lot of people said that game can influence human behavior. I consider myself among those people who believe it. But the question is, how powerful this influence can be. At some extreme point, can it even mobilize the crowd of people to do things? Luckily, not only I get
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Inspiration is God’s Gift

I always believe that inspiration is one of a great gift God has given to us, human. Working in the game industry make me learn a lot about how to be a game designer. For me, such a job title is prestigious indeed. Inspiration has an important part in a game
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Gaming for Granted

The domination of console gaming started in the early 90’s by the birth of Nintendo, SEGA, and of course, Playstation. In Indonesia, the domination of console gaming is ironically supported by the dark side of the industry, piracy. It was sadly, a common practice those days to buy pirated games,
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