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25 April, 2011

The focus on numbers in MMOs
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 10:51 PM

One thing I’ve been considering lately is how focused MMOs (and CRPGs) are on raw numbers, generally stats. No, this isn’t the start of an argument to do away with numbers; I think numbers in RPGs are useful to give feedback to the players. But, it seems that they turned into a crutch.

Let’s take a look at numbers and how MMOs abuse them compared to other RPGs.
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