10: Balance

Gameplay is all about making choices and in a poorly-balanced game, many of the choices available to the player are essentially rendered useless. And this, in a nutshell, is why game balance is so important -- it preserves your game elements from irrelevance. Keith Bergun of 100 Rogues

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Discussion: IMBA or L2P?

What is the line between an imbalance issue and lack of skill? On a philosophical level, if a player becomes frustrated with a game, does this line matter?

Decision: How do you know?

Simple decision: is your game balanced? What type of playtesting rigours can your game undergo to be sure?

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