What is a Game?

June 15, 2008

Cross-posted from Cultures of Play

A game is a set of guidelines, whether explicit or implicit, for structuring play. Recreational sex is, by this definition, a game. That’s fine with me. I have little interest in definitions narrower than that. I only use those when I’m trying to construct a particular kind of game. Why limit yourself artificially unless you’re purposefully trying to?

One Response to “What is a Game?”

  1. Guy Shalev Says:

    You are left with the need to define “Play”.


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