Game and gamification design glossary

Here you find some of the keywords concerning serious games, game design and gamification.

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Learning game

A subgroup of serious games, mainly used to address informal learning whereas educational games focus on formal learning in dedicated educational institutions. Have a look at Educational game.

Leisure game

A synomym for entertainment game. Have a look at Entertainment game.


A game level is a section or part of a game. Often games are broken up into levels and to complete a game level, a gamer usually needs to meet specific goals or perform a specific task to advance to the next level.