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Which games have pointless game mechanics?

06-05-2010, 12:36 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
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Which games have pointless game mechanics?

That is, the game mechanic is mostly a gimmick as it doesn't add much if anything to the gameplay.

For example, a gimmick might make the game look cool but doesn't do much otherwise.

Last edited by amichail; 06-05-2010 at 12:50 PM.
06-05-2010, 12:56 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
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The hook in Hook Champ. They should take it out & call it Walk Champ. JK

No, seriously, in Little Metal Ball, the jumping is a gimmick.