What do Prototypes Prototype? – Hong


  1. How are the players interacting with the game elements? this is important because the ideas in the designer’s mind flesh out different in reality when players interact with them.
  2. Where does players usually get stuck? This is important because you can prepare for unforeseen bugs.
  3. What do they do when they get stuck? My guess is they will ask for help, look back at instructions, or make up house rules.
  4. What house rules do players create when using your game prototype? This is important because you can see which mechanism your game is lacking, and whether or not you need to address it.

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