A Book of Lenses: categorization
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Lens #
Name "The Lens of..."
SummaryChapterToo BroadToo elementaryGoal finding and evaluation
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Essential Experience
2xx
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2Surprise3
4
3Fun3xx
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4Curiosity3x
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5
Endogenous Value
How do players feel about the game3xx
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Problem Solving
3
8
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the Elemental Tetrad
Mechanics, Aesthetics, Technology, Story4
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Holographic Design
See everything at once5xx
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9Unificationtheme5xxx
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10Resonancedraw from experience5xx
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Infinite Inspiration
6xxx
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the Problem Statement
6xxx
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13the Eight Filters7x
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14Risk Mitigation7xx
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15the Toy7
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16the Player8x
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17Pleasure8xx
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18Flowgoals9
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19NeedsMaslow's Hierarchy9x
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20Judgment9
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Functional Space
10
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22Dynamic State10
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23EmergenceVerbs and Nouns10
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24ActionVerbs and Nouns10
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25Goalssee 4 and 1510x
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26Rules10
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27Skill10
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28Expected ValueStatistics10x
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29ChanceRandomness10
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30Fairnesssee 2011
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31Challengesee 611
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Meaningful Choices
11
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33Triangularitysee 28 and 2911
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34Skill vs. Chancesee 2711
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Head and Hands
11
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36Competitionsee 20 and 3811
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37Cooperationsee 3811
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Competition vs. Cooperation
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39Time11
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40Reward11
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41Punishment11
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Simplicity/Complexity
11
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43Elegance11
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44Character11
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45Imagination11
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46Economy11
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47Balance11xx
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48Accessibility12
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Visible Progress
12
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50Parallelism12
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51the Pyramid12x
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52the Puzzle12
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53Control13
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Physical Interface
13
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Virtual Interface
13
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56Transparency13
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57Feedback13
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58Jucinesssee 4013
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Channels and Dimensions
13
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60Modes13
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the Interest Curve
14x
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Inherent Interest
14x
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63Beauty14xx
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64Projection14x
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the Story Machine
15
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66the Obstacle15x
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Simplicity and Transcendence
15
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the Hero's Journey
15x
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the Weirdest Thing
15x
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70Story15x
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71Freedomsee 3216
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72Indirect Control16
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73Collusion16xx
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74the World17
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75the Avatar18x
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Character Function
18x
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77Charcter Traits18xx
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the Interpersonal Circumplex
18x
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the Character Web
18x
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80Status18x
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Character Transformation
18x
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Inner Contradiction
19xx
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The Nameless Quality
Snooty architecture19x
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84Friendshipsee 3822x
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85Expressionsee 3222
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86Communitysee 36 and 3722
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87Griefingsee 3822
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88Love23x
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89the Team23x
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90Documentation24x
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91Playtesting25
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92Technology26
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93the Crystal Ball26x
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94the Client27x
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95the Pitch28x
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96Profit29x
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97Transformationcombine with 9830
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98Responsibility31
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99the Raven32x
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