What kinds of games do men and women play? | Game Design Concepts



When designing games, you need to keep the players in mind. Today we continue that conversation by talking about how gender factors into the types of games people play, analyzing the things that each gender likes from games.

Sources:
Extra Credits, “No Gendered Mechanics – How Genre Stereotypes Limit Games and Players” on YouTube (2015): https://youtu.be/ERR1F-zoTVg
Jesse Schell, The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses (2015)
Nick Yee, “Beyond 50/50: Breaking Down The Percentage of Female Gamers by Genre” for the Quantic Foundry (2017): https://quanticfoundry.com/2017/01/19/female-gamers-by-genre/
Raph Koster, A Theory of Fun for Game Design (2013)

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