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Chapter 2. Emergence and Progression > The History of Emergence and Progression - Pg. 23

ChAptEr 2 Emergence and progression 2 In the previous chapter, we introduced five types of game mechanics: physics, inter- nal economy, progression, tactical maneuvering, and social interaction. Of these categories, the mechanics of progression create what in game studies are called games of progression. The other four types of mechanics correspond fairly well to another category, games of emergence. For ease of reference, we will call the other four types of mechanics mechanics of emergence in this chapter. The two categories of games of emergence and games of progression are considered