Gamasutra - Blogs /blogs/ Joshua Starner's Blogs Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:54:37 EST en-us (Simon Carless) Applying Abstract Models to Game Design - by Joshua Starner Design,Indie In this post, I demonstrate a method of practically applying abstract models (as demonstrated by Raph Koster) to a simple game design in order to improve the game's core mechanics, gathering influence from other games in similar genres. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:42:00 EST