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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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How to Build Better Mechanics for Rewarded In-Game Ads

Game Refinery

The progression mechanic is based on watching ads, with each ad increasing the number of rewards for the next pull. Purposeful game mechanisms built around ads are a genius way to increase CTR rates and create a positive user experience that adds to retention. Dragonscapes Adventure’s floating reward prompt.

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Racing Game Mechanics – A Detailed Guide

Juego Studio

When looking at these games one could not help but wonder “How are video racing more enjoyable and realistic at the same time?” […] The post Racing Game Mechanics – A Detailed Guide appeared first on Juego Studio.

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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.

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How Times & Galaxy turns journalism into a game mechanic

Game Developer

Copychaser Games founder Ben Gelinas discusses how reporting is so vital to Times & Galaxy and how it changes games' relationship with people and investigation.

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Why Sam Barlow says "witnessing" can be a powerful game mechanic

Game Developer

Immortality game director Sam Barlow discusses his inspirations for making games around "witnessing" key events.

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