What are your favorite play styles?

Do your favorites depend on whether it is in life's game or in video games?

Competitor

Plays to best other players, regardless of the game

Two men playing basketball

Explorer

Curious about the world, loves to go adventuring; seeks outside boundaries - physical or mental

A woman exploring a jungle

Collector

Acquires items, trophies, or knowledge; likes to create sets, organize history, etc.

A collection of butterflies

Achiever

Plays for varying levels of achievement; ladders and levels incentivize the achiever

A man conquered a mountain

Joker

Doesn't take the game seriously - plays for the fun of playing; there’s a potential for jokers to annoy serious players, but on the other hand, jokers can make the game more social than competitive

A man playfully jumping in the air

Artist

Driven by creativity, creation, design

A woman painting some flowers

Director

Loves to be in charge, direct the play

A manager instructing a worker

Storyteller

Loves to create or live in worlds of fantasy and imagination

A mother and girl reading a book

Performer

Loves to put on a show for others

A woman performing as a singer

Craftsman

Wants to build, craft, engineer, or puzzle things out

A man making crafts

Lover

Driven by sexual passion and desire

An elderly couple getting intimate

Partner

Loves to cooperate and collaborate

A large group of young people holding hands
Based on Game Design Workshop by Tracy Fullerton

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