The cost of customizability

Consider it a follow-up to my series of articles on customizability in video games. While I was writing an article about Paladins and Overwatch, I realize that introducing the basics of Paladins’s gameplay is a lot more difficult than Overwatch’s. And the main reason for that is the customization options in Paladins. The Talent system (formerly known as Legendary Cards), the card loadout system, and the item system adds a lot of complexity, and understanding them is vital to progress in the game. Compared to that, Overwatch is much easier to talk about since there is less you need to know… [Continue Reading]

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