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What Makes a Game Good?

Design for Fun: What Makes a Game Good, and a Good Game?
(MIT Lecture - 43 min)

Drew Davidson likes to play with blocks in his sandbox, as he demonstrates in a show-and-tell to interactive media colleagues. In this case, the playground is an online game called Minecraft, a two-year-young internet sensation with millions of followers, developed single-handedly by a programmer named "Notch," (A.K.A. Markus Persson).