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Gamification with Unity 5.x

By : Lauren S. Ferro
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Gamification with Unity 5.x

By: Lauren S. Ferro

Overview of this book

Are you looking at implementing gamification techniques for your business and wondering where to get a complete rundown of all the tricks and techniques? Well, you have come to the right place! This book will start right from the basics such as gameplay elements and their functionalities before gradually moving onto creating your first gamification project from scratch. You’ll be given the tools and shown how to perform various techniques for creating gamified applications in different contexts. Finally, you will implement various game elements into Unity, publish your own task management application, and get to know the best practices and approaches when designing gamified experiences.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Gamification with Unity 5.x
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Chapter 2.  Who or What Am I? Understanding the Player

There are approximately 7.125 billion humans on planet Earth. Each gaming experience that we design is for a small subset of these people. However, in a world with so many people it can be a daunting task when you need to design a game for any particular audience. With that said, we have a lot in common. We like and dislike similar things, even if they are for different reasons. We have consistent patterns of behavior, which have been observed both in reality (such as personality typologies) and in gaming experiences (for example, player typologies). So that you can get a better understanding about who you will be designing for, this chapter will explore the following topics:

  • To begin, The players - who are they and where are they from?, will discuss information that relates to who we are, who our audiences are, and how this all relates back to the design of our game.

  • Next, Who our application is targeting, looks at how to refine our...