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Extra Credits S14 • E21

Marginal Mechanics and Red Herrings - Why So Weak? - Extra Credits

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Published on Aug 9, 2017

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Every game has some skills or abilities that are just weaker than other abilities. Players wind up ignoring them or resenting them, so why include these "red herring" mechanics? While it can be just lazy design, there are also some very good uses for these marginal mechanics!
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