This game follows a couple of Gee's Ideas. You assume a new identity, "God". Nothing really happens until you do something, interaction. If an islander dies, he can be revive, so player can take risks whenever they want. Players can customize the game; there are customization packs available for players to change the setting however they want. The game have these side missions the revolves around different episodes or updates. These missions are quite challenging if you do not understand the riddles given.
Pocket God has access to the internet, so people can compete against one another in one of the game's mini game. They can learn techniques from one another or go on forums for help. This is a good peer based learning.