There are a lot of considerations to make when determining how difficult your game should be. If it is too difficult, players will lose interest, and if the game is too easy, it might not appeal to your intended audience. Some games include difficulty levels for users to select from. Other games have multiple levels, each with an increasing level of difficulty. There are several questions that we must contend with in order to achieve our desired difficulty balance.
In this section, we will first look at the difficulty balance questions, followed by our implementation plan.
There are a lot of questions about our game that we need to consider in our game design. A review of the questions in this section will help us gain an appreciation for the issues that even a simple game such as ours must contend with to achieve the desired difficulty balance.
This first set of questions are related to the overall implementation of difficulty in our game...