Board Game Motivation Model: Handy Reference Chart & Slides

By | 2017-01-12T11:25:42+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Analytics, Board Games|0 Comments

Over 90,000 board gamers have taken our Board Game Motivation Model to get their personalized profile. We’ll soon be diving into this data in our blog posts. To set the stage for this, we’ve put together some handy reference material.

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Quick Reference Chart

First, we have a graphic that provides a concise overview of the motivations in the model. We identified 11 board gaming motivations that group into 4 clusters. In each cluster, the top row (darker gray) is the primary motivation–the dominant anchor of the cluster. Motivations in the same column are highly correlated, and much less correlated with motivations in the other columns.

Detailed Reference Slides

Second, we have a PDF set of slides that provides more detailed description of each motivation. To give a more concrete sense of what each motivation means, we also list the highest and lowest 10 board game titles for each motivation.

Stay Tuned

We have some really exciting board game findings we’ll be sharing soon, but we wanted to make sure we lay the groundwork for describing the model before diving too deep in the data. Stay tuned!

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By | 2017-01-12T11:25:42+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Analytics, Board Games|0 Comments

About the Author:

Nick is the co-founder and analytics lead of Quantic Foundry. He combines social science and data science to understand gamer behavior in large-scale game data.

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