How to tell if a game is too big for players

Discussion in 'Game Design' started by GamerTurtle, Feb 16, 2018.

  1. GamerTurtle

    GamerTurtle New Member

    Feb 16, 2018
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    I am creating an RTS game and have the scale all figured out production wise.

    My concern is the game will be too big and overwhelming for a new player.
    Depending on how you count it, the game has 50 to 250 units, (250 is including upgraded types), then a host of special rules, like upgrades, different terrain and catapults and ships moving differently to regular units.

    Do you use any guidelines to see if it is too big to learn?
  2. 3ph0r


    Mar 10, 2016
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    Best way to is to test it on actual players. Release an Alfa or beta. Also you could just introduce game components little by little, rather than all at once right at the beginning.
  3. hadi73

    hadi73 New Member

    May 13, 2018
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    show them one by one when player pass something or get level up

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