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The Purpose of Games

 

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Game-play are common across countries and cultures. Even animals indulge in play as they simulate real conflict. Humans can have many reasons why they play or why they set other people playing.

When playing or designing games, it is always a good idea to think about what people are getting out of the game and how it may change their mind in some way. Here is a large set of purposes that give reason for gaming.

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