Thoughts on Game Experience

I have played many videogames over the years and while I do not consider myself to be an expert in any of them, I think I am at least knowledgeable enough to form an opinion on them. You can feel free to disagree with me, but since it’s my blog, then I’ll still write whatever I want. Now of all the types of games I have played, I have the most experience with platformers and puzzle games. So naturally, I will be talking mainly about RPGs. What? Did you think I would actually talk about a genre that doesn’t have an experience bar? That would defeat the whole purpose of the title! Besides, I do have a fair amount of experience with RPGs as well. Honestly though, it is hard not to these days since so many games of different genres have added RPG elements at some point. The most consistent addition when incorporate elements from this genre is leveling up by gaining experience. But what experiences do you gain when you are gaining experience? How is a level system used differently when not used in an RPG setting? It might seem like a weird topic, but here are my thoughts on it anyway.

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Introduction Post

Hello there, thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read my blog. Truth be told, this is the first experience with blogging on my own. There have been a couple of times that I have done blog posts for classes in school, but I rarely found that it was something I really wanted to talk about in great detail. So naturally I thought to myself that since I have some free time on my hands, maybe I should create a blog where I can write about whatever I feel like writing.

The main focus on this blog is going to be dealing with videogames. Yes, I did create my own blog just so I could talk about videogames some more. Feel free to judge, but it was either that or talk about memes. However, memes become outdated so quickly that there is barely any point in having a discussion about them. Can you imagine how dated some posts could end up being? Not to mention that there is no way I could possibly take a conversation about memes seriously. I know my limits here. I think.

Now when I say that the focus of this blog is going to focus on videogames, I do not have a specific goal I am trying to meet when I talk about specific games or specific genres. I will say that my experiences with games are mainly from a consumer standpoint. I may have gone to college, but it wasn’t for game design so I will not pretend to be the expert I know I am not. If I ever sound like I am pretending to be an expert in the field, then please call me out on it. It is highly encouraged in fact. I hope for a discussion or questions on what I am writing about since I have a tendency to overcomplicate things. However, I am also hoping you find the topics interesting as well. Just know that you should not, by any means, shoot down what has been said without some sort of experience to back it up. Otherwise, it it is no longer a discussion, but a shouting match. And those are boring. Don’t be boring. With all that being said, I’m looking forward to finding out where this goes. For now, this is a casual gamer guy signing off. See you soon.