Analysis is important. By analyzing things, we break them down to their essence to find out what they do and how and why they do so. As a practice to know what makes a game, and find out what effect they achieve in what manner, we analyze games. In this course, we go through different examples to find this out.
We learn how analyzing things differ from describing things, what different types of analysis there are and how the MDA framework can help us with analyzing games.