Game Mechanic: Progression

Game Mechanic: Progression
Progress bar on LinkedIn to motivate you to complete your User Profile
Type Progression
Boosts Engagement, Loyalty, Influence, Time Spent, Fun, UGC
Personality Type(s) Gamification-Diamond.pngAchievers, Gamification-Club.gifKillers
See Also Achievements, Levels, Points, Game Design
A dynamic in which success is granularly displayed and measured through the process of completing itemized tasks.



Traditional Gaming

In it's most basic form, progression takes place by "leveling up" after a certain set of criteria are met. Typically this is defeating enough enemies to raise a quantity, typically termed experience points. Leveling up usually gives benefits such as increasing attributes or awarding skill points. 

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