Table 6: Heuristics for evaluating gameplay.

#Gameplay heuristics

1The game provides clear goals or supports player created goals
2The player sees the progress in the game and can compare the results
3The players are rewarded and rewards are meaningful
4The player is in control
5Challenge, strategy, and pace are in balance
6The first-time experience is encouraging
7The game story supports the gameplay and is meaningful
8There are no repetitive or boring tasks
9The players can express themselves
10The game supports different playing styles
11The game does not stagnate
12The game is consistent
13The game uses orthogonal unit differentiation
14The player does not lose any hard-won possessions