Genre Terms for Tabletop Games Page: 4
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155 Deduction games
555 Hidden role games
680 Deduction games are those that require players to form conclusions based
on available premises.
155 Developmental games
555 Educational games
155 Dexterity games
455 Action games
680 Dexterity games often compete players' physical reflexes and co-
ordination as a determinant of overall success.
155 Dice games
455 Dicing games
555 Tabletop games
680 Dice games often use dice as its sole or principal component. Dice games
traditionally focus almost exclusively on dice rolling as a mechanic.
155 Economic games
455 Resource management games
680 Economic games encourage players to develop and manage a system of
production, distribution, trade, and/or consumption of goods. The games
usually simulate a market in some way. The term is often used
interchangeably with resource management games.
155 Educational games
455 Instructive games
455 Training games
555 Communication games
555 Developmental games
555 History games
555 Language arts games
555 Math games
555 Science games
680 Educational games have been specifically designed to teach people about
a certain subject, expand concepts, reinforce development, understand an
historical event or culture, or assist them in learning a skill as they play.
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Robson, Diane; Yanowski, Kevin & Sassen, Catherine. Genre Terms for Tabletop Games, text, April 26, 2016; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc826647/m1/4/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .