Posts Tagged ‘Balance’

Don’t Listen to the Players

So the title of this post is a paradox in so far as I am a player and game companies can only follow my advice by not listening to me. Well, sue me. What I’m actually talking about is developers listening to highly visible movements within their player base. Usually these groups are asking for […]

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Do Sports Really Need To Be Fair?

The football world cup is on and millions (if not billions) of people who usually don’t care much about sports in general and football in particular are watching it and cheering for their respective teams. I am one of those people, finding myself highly entertained not only by my team’s matches but also by other […]

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Don’t Fix Everything

Game developers these days seem to have an urge to fix their game every time that players find a creative way to perform better than they should. Players are collecting a large amount of monsters and then kill them with area of effect spells? Clearly we need to put a cap on the amount of […]

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Playing Single

I love MMOs. I greatly enjoy working together with other people to either beat a mighty computer controlled opponent or another (team of) players. I love the feeling of persistence and accomplishing something that will last and can be witnessed by my peers – even though I know the distinction between virtual accomplishments and real […]

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