Power Pacing in Video Games

Vanilla WoW had a weapon ‘proficiency’ system.

Level Up

Item Get!

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time equipment screen.

With Big Power, comes Big Baddies

Destroy All Humans: 2 weapon upgrade screen.

The Need for Speed

Saint’s Row 4 super ‘powers’ buy screen.

Slow and Steady

Show the Cheese First

Super Metroid’s list of power ups.

No Power Fantasy, No Problem

Competition

Exploration

In Limbo you’re a small, frightened child trying to not die.

Puzzles

Horror

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