Game Mechanic: Lottery

Game Mechanic: Lottery

The Notorious S.L.O.T. Machine
Type Behavioral
Boosts Engagement, Loyalty, Revenue, Influence, Time Spent, Virality, Fun
Personality Type(s) Gamification-Diamond.pngAchievers, Gamification-Spade.jpgExplorers,
Gamification-Heart.pngSocializers, Gamification-Club.gifKillers
See Also Chance, Game Design, Free Lunch
A game dynamic in which the winner is determined solely by chance. This creates a high level of anticipation. The fairness is often suspect, however winners will generally continue to play indefinitely while losers will quickly abandon the game, despite the random nature of the distinction between the two.


Traditional Gaming

Many forms of gambling, scratch tickets.

See also

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