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Dexterity Mechanics or: When is a Game a Sport (JR Honeycutt)


The multitalented JR Honeycutt stops by to talk to us about dexterity mechanics, those precise and speedy tests of skill that make everything from Devil May Cry to pool so satisfying to play. Together we dig into the different types of dexterity mechanics: what types of dexterity mechanics exist, makes them fun, and what risks you should be aware when utilizing them.

Then we get extremely sidetracked arguing about the distinctions between games, sports, and sports games. And e-sports. It's a whole thing.

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