A Deck of Fun
Flashcards for seven different taxonomies of fun, play, and games - perfect for designers!
The deck has 64 cards detailing 7 different taxonomies.
Richard Bartle: MUD Player Types from his seminal article, Hearts, Clubs, Diamonds, Spades: Players Who Suit MUDs.
Stuart Brown: Types of Developmental Play, Player Personalities. Both of these can be found in his book, Play.
Roger Caillois: 4 Types of Games. From his book, Man, Play, and Games/
CI Company: Types of Fun. One of the more curious entries, a consulting firm’s research results, covered at their website.
Nicole Lazzaro: 4 Keys to Fun. More detailed information can be found at xeodesign.com.
Mark Leblanc: 8 Kinds of Fun. Based on his work at 8kindsoffun.com, with a semantic edit from Extra Credits.