Gamasutra - Blogs Joshua Starner's Blogs Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:03:33 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) Applying Abstract Models to Game Design - by Joshua Starner Design,Indie In this post, I demonstrate a method of practically applying abstract models (as demonstrated by Raph Koster) to a simple game design in order to improve the game's core mechanics, gathering influence from other games in similar genres. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:42:00 EST