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Nippon Ichi’s Disgaea games have a unique hook that differentiates them from other tactical role playing games — Being able to power up your characters to deal millions, even BILLIONS of damage!
Groundbreaking games of recent years have taken the rogue-like genre and evolved them into something new. Heat Signature is another great game to add to that list, with its amazing Galactic Zoom mechanic.
Dedicated fighting game players will spend a lot of time in these Training and Mission modes, more so than in the relatively short Story Mode. The user experience for these should be as polished and well-thought-out.
For a game that at its core is a cooperative sandbox game, Fortnite's Battle Royale pivot is refreshing and commendable.
What is the value of a Sacred Coin, if we don’t even know what they’ll be used for? The introduction of Sacred Coins has added an element of speculation and suspense to the game, as players eagerly await an announcement on what they can be used on.
Splicing an alien mechanic into a game is dangerous and might create a grotesque monstrosity of systems — Firaxis though assimilate them cleanly onto the XCOM universe to make a great game even better.
The strength of the Biggest Bear mechanic is evident. While the different versions of the game vary their metagame, platform and even number of players, the biggest bear mechanic remains constant. It is core to what makes these games enjoyable.
Other epic space games will have you find enjoyment in creating your armadas and dominating economies.
The delights in No Man’s Sky are instead found in its slow and desolate moments.
Hello and welcome to Game Design Inspirations! GDI is a weekly bite-sized nugget of brilliant game design, taken from the games that I play “for research purposes”.
This week's topic is about Frog Fractions 2’s Mechanic and Genre Mashups.
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