Exploitation of Gaming Motivation in ZHdK Rehab Games and Exergames
Current developments of Serious & Applied Games indicate a paradigm shift of the genre. The early combinations of game patterns with non-game content grew into the game constructions of today, which feature elaborated design of visuals, mechanics and motivation. As a developer of many Serious & Applied Games, the Zurich University of the Arts experienced such changes itself and contributed to a more complex layout of such products, especially in regard to the exploitation of gaming motivation. The talk analyses and illustrates current tendencies in the design of Serious & Applied Games.