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The Four Bartle Types: Explorers

In 1996, Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons), released his Bartle taxonomy of player types and introduced us to the concept of the Explorer. Explorers are the types of gamers who prefer exploring...

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The Four Bartle Types: Achievers

In 1996, Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons), released his Bartle taxonomy of player types and introduced us to the concept of the Achiever. Achievers, also known as “Diamonds” or informally as “Achievement...

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The Four Bartle Types: Socializers

In 1996, Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons), released his Bartle taxonomy of player types and introduced us to the concept of the Socializer. The Socializer, naturally, enjoys games for the social components...

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The Four Bartle Types: Killers

In 1996, Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons), released his Bartle taxonomy of player types and introduced us to the concept of the Killer. The Killer, as the name suggests, typically enjoys games...

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The Bartle taxonomy of player types

The Bartle taxonomy of player types is a system for classifying and labeling types of video game players based on a 1996 paper by Richard Bartle, the co-creator of MUDs (multi-user dungeons). It’s not...