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Designing maps that complement game mechanics

Game Developer

Good level design must support the actual game mechanics – this affects both level design, and ultimately, player enjoyment. This article shows how we do things with our popular multiplayer mobile shooter game War Robots.

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Mechanic Heroes

Indie DB

Build your team of mechanics and work together to repair and deliver as many cars as possible before the time runs out! Playable with up to 4 players, locally or online, Mechanic Heroes will make you love mechanics or simply hate your friends.

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Video game mechanics: A Beginner’s Guide

Logic Simplified

There is one area every game designer must focus on to ensure that their games are captivating enough to entertain and provide an impactful experience to the user: game mechanics. When creating a new game, video game mechanics are often considered the most important factor. What are game mechanics? So let’s get started.

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Enemy Alien - Combat Mechanics

Indie DB

I've been working on implementing this gameplay mechanic in a test trial for a few days. The game includes various action sequences, including fistfights.

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RAM: Random Access Mayhem's body-swapping mechanic was born from playing roguelikes

Game Developer

The directors of RAM: Random Access Mayhem talk about how difficulties doing well while playing challenging roguelike games would spark a compelling idea for a roguelike of their own.

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Food for thought: taking food in games beyond mechanics and into the narrative

Game Developer

Despite that and its rich symbolic, cultural, and social meaning, food rarely features in narrative. The rare exceptions are worth a closer look.

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Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 Won’t Start: How to Fix

Game Errors

Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 is available on Steam and it seems that the game encounters a lot of errors. In this 2018 version, Car Mechanic Simulator seems to be poorly optimized and players reported launching issues, black screen, crashes, low frame rates, drops of fps, and freezes.