Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Joshua Starner's Blogs Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:26:22 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Applying Abstract Models to Game Design - by Joshua Starner http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshuaStarner/20130205/186060/Applying_Abstract_Models_to_Game_Design.php 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. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/JoshuaStarner/20130205/186060/Applying_Abstract_Models_to_Game_Design.php Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:42:00 EST