Sign in to follow this  

What do you want in a game?

Recommended Posts

I know its broad question but if you could choose three aspects to be in a game what would they be? Or to get more specific what aspect would you want in the following elements, try to be a genre indpendent as you can. 1) characters 2) theme 3) storyline 4) world 5) gameplay 6) AI 7) graphics 8) controls 10) replayability 11) learning curve

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
To answer your question, I have to be genre dependent, since I care about other things when it comes to RTS then a MMO.

In MMO (Massive Multiplayer Online), like World of Warcraft or EQ, I care most about:
1. Gameplay
2. Graphics
3. World

In RTS (Real time stratagy), like Warcraft or Homeworld:
1. Replayability
2. Gameplay
3. Theme

In Stimulation, Transport Tycoon:
1. Gameplay (I would have filled in Number of possibilities if that was a valid option too)
2. AI
3. Learning Curve

In Shooters, Halo:
1. Replayability
2. Controls
3. AI

In Adventure, like Ninja Gaiden:
1. Controls
2. World
3. Gameplay

In general I care about Gameplay, replay, graphics and World/theme (I think these two stand close together).

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Thats not exactly what I was looking for. I was hoping for specefic aspects of those elements. For example for rts you listed replayability, gameplay, and theme. But what I wanted specific ideas like.

Replayability - The ability to create your own maps, missions, and units.
Gameplay - Squad level control, and the ability use strategic markers.
Theme - post apocoliptic gang warfare.

just as an example.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this