Game mechanics are covered in multiple places on this blog, but to continue with the introduction series, I thought I would have a brief revisit here, with less personal opinion than usual (ish)! There are many definitions of game mechanics, but rather than going into those, I will just present the one that I use.
“A distinct set of rules that dictate the outcome of interactions within the system. They have an input, a process and an output.”
Further to this, we can also state that dynamics are