Free to Play Game Mechanics

In this episode of the podcast we’re joined by Ryan in a conversation about the mechanics which underpin the free to play business model. Note: this podcast includes chapters if you are listening with an app which supports podcast chapters. We recommend for listening.

Topics Discussed

  • Introduction to the F2P business model
  • User acquisition
  • Retention
  • Monetization
  • Layering & abstraction
  • Variable rewards
  • Difficulty spikes
  • Whales & ecosystems