Techniques for Empowering Creativity - Deepstash

Techniques for Empowering Creativity

  • Boosters: where a player obtains something to help them achieve the win-state effectively. Think about temporary powers in Mario. Boosters are usually limited to certain conditions and to be related to the core action.
  • Milestone Unlock: upgrading users so they naturally want to see what these new skills are like
  • Choice Perception: the choice itself can be not necessarily meaningful, but merely makes a person feel like they are empowered to choose between different paths and options. Or it can be meaningful if it helps users win against others. 


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I am a product designer fascinated by game design. Although I am not a gamer, I believe game design can transform boring activities into fun experiences (Will add more ideas as I stumble upon them).

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