Video Game Skill/Tech Trees

As you play through a video game you get a very clear sense of progression from beginning to end. Sometimes this is like an arcade game, where you progress to the next level, and you are challenged even more. Here I will talk about skill and tech trees, those video game systems that layout a very clear series of checkpoints of player empowerment. The common factor in trees is that it isn’t linear, you can choose (to a degree) how you will be empowered, and the requirements to meet are well understood.

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