3.2. The Issues of Definition

So which definition from the previous page is correct?

None of them are perfect. If you try to come up with your own definition, it will likely be imperfect as well. Here are a few common edge cases that commonly cause problems with definitions:

The point of a definition should not to be to divide the world into “games” and “not games”. The good folk at Extra Credits make a good case for why the question “What is a Game” can be taken too far: