Title: Special Issue – Game Reward Systems
Author: Mikael Jakobsson & Olli Sotamaa
Additional: Game Studies 11 (1)
Available at: http://gamestudies.org/1101/articles/editorial_game_reward_systems
Editorial for the Game Studies Special Issue on Game Reward Systems. Reward systems are complex, multifaceted structures that have always been, and will always be, an integral core component of games. Furthermore reward systems have a social side to them by translating player investment into a more quantifiable, comparable and communicable form.