Being the Ruler

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Being the Ruler is an activity that lets players imagine themselves being a different character. Through this role play, players are encouraged to use certain traits and pursue tasks that in their normal selves they would normally not show or do.

Description

Being a hero includes characteristics such as

  • helping others (altruistic)
  • commanding large forces
  • being admired
  • being feared
  • taking tough decisions under time-pressure

Being the ruler appeals to the players' desires for romance, power, status, vengeance, and independence.

Examples

Games Gamification
  • World of Warcraft
  • Administrator