Multiplayer mechanism design for soil tillage serious game

Anang Kukuh Adisusilo(1*); Emmy Wahyuningtyas(2); Nia Saurina(3); Radi Radi(4);

(1) University of Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya
(2) University of Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya
(3) University of Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya
(4) Universitas Gadjah Mada
(*) Corresponding Author



The primary goal of Serious Games is not only for fun but also for lesson. In learning the first stage of soil tillage which using the mouldboard plow, a proper understanding is needed so that the soil tillage process will follow the needs of plant growth. The use of serious games as a study instrument for soil tillage is under the concept of digital game-based learning (DGBL). The problem of players when playing serious games is less motivated to play because the serious game system and scenario are less challenging. That challenges accelerate the shape of knowledge and experience when playing the games (user experience). By referring to the Learning Mechanics Gaming Mechanics (LM-GM) model, which is based on multiplayer in serious games, hopefully the learning process of land management using the mouldboard plow can be optimized. This process can increase learning motivation and elevate the user experience. This research results a design concept of a learning mechanism and a game mechanism for a serious multiplayer game of soil tillage with a mouldboard plow. There are three types of learning mechanisms in conceptual and concrete components, also six types of game mechanisms that can be used as a reference for the formation of multiplayer serious games and the increase player motivation.


Serious Game; Moulboard plow; Multiplayer;User experience;LM-GM


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