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How do you feel about sandbox games?

Yes please!
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2 (50%)
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No thanks.
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Hate it.
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Offline Levalon

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Sandbox games
« on: August 17, 2018, 09:50:09 AM »
Hello there!

I was just wondering how the community feels about this game type so I created this simple optional poll for people to vote on. I for one like sandbox games quite a fair bit because of the replay value and freedom it offers to me and I was wondering how everybody else feels about them. Feel free to vote!

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Re: Sandbox games
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2018, 10:39:58 AM »
I do enjoy a good sandbox game from time to time. Any ones you could recommend?

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Re: Sandbox games
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2018, 12:50:48 AM »
I dig sandbox games quite a bit. I agree that the main drive is replay value.

You can have too much of a good thing though, and I think some games focus way too much on being a "sandbox experience," while sacrificing other aspects of the game.

Additionally, I think the sandbox "genre" has been way over-saturated, and declaring that your game is a "sandbox game" doesn't hold the same meaning and doesn't generate the amount of excitement as it once did.