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Marginal Mechanics and Red Herrings - Why So Weak? - Extra Credits

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August 8 2017

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This video is sponsored by VRV. To get an ad-free trial of the VRV combo pack for 7 days, use this link! http://bit.ly/ec_VRV Every game has some skills or abilities that are just weaker than other abilities. Players wind up ignoring them or resenting them, so why include these "red herring" mechanics? While it can be just lazy design, there are also some very good uses for these marginal mechanics! Subscribe for more episodes every Wednesday! http://bit.ly/SubToEC ___________ Get your Extra Credits gear at the store! http://bit.ly/ExtraStore Play games with us on Extra Play! http://bit.ly/WatchEXP Watch more episodes from this season of Extra Credits! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzZ2IphdFGw&index=1&list=PLhyKYa0YJ_5Ab3f-7_XnNdtnplGxaF81D Thanks for participating in this week's discussion! We want you to be aware of our community posting guidelines so that we can have high-quality conversations: https://goo.gl/HkzwQh Contribute community subtitles to Extra Credits: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UCCODtTcd5M1JavPCOr_Uydg&tab=2 Talk to us on Twitter (@ExtraCreditz): http://bit.ly/ECTweet Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/ECFBPage Get our list of recommended games on Steam: http://bit.ly/ECCurator ___________ Would you like James to speak at your school or organization? For info, contact us at: contact@extra-credits.net ___________ ♪ Intro Music: "Penguin Cap" by CarboHydroM http://bit.ly/1eIHTDS ♪ Outro Music: “Inkoming” by CG5, GameChops https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxr7dUTgsUs

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