The Grind Archive

Sunday Thoughts

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Thanks to the commenter on my previous article, raises some good points about how we now EXPECT Grind in our games. And the amount of “Grind” feeling can vary, even in games in the same series (Dragon Age 2’s reusing of combat maps, for example?). I would say that

The Grind Part 2

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I looked at Warcraft’s grind in my last post, but let’s look at it from another angle, the smaller game that requires a different level of grind. Marvel Puzzle Quest is the latest game from the behemoths of the Match 3 types of games, Puzzle Quest. It’s a free

Getting more while giving less.

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No, it’s not a Christmas post for Grinches, it’s a thought on how Video Game companies get us to do more with their games by giving us less. And that means, The Grind. The Grind is all that levelling stuff and makework for incremental upgrades. It’s not a new