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Dissecting Design -- Why Idle Games are so Addicting

Josh Bycer of Game-Wisdom takes a look into the Idle/Clicker Genre to explain how these games manage to hook people despite having little gameplay.

Every week, I put up one Dissecting Design video breaking down a game's design. For this week, I focused on the idle/clicker genre, and how it uses effective progression models to hook players for hours on end.

0:00 -- Introduction

6:11 -- The "End Game" of idle games

13:58 -- Persistent Systems of Idle Games

20:57 -- How Idle Games keep you coming back

28:02 --  Final thoughts and design limitations

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