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Basic runner

Basic runner

Type: Patterns

This is the simplified version of the Runner game deconstructed in our 5-Step Tutorial diagrams.


  • On the right branch of the model: During a run, with each meter run, players accumulate Coins according to the Distance they cover.
  • On the left: With each second Step, the game computes a Difficulty Factor, which influences players’ chance to crash into obstacles.
  • If players crash, the run ends.


If you want to get more insight into building an endless runner, watch this webinar recording: Building a game from start to finish using Machinations



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