How to Make Games Less Boring (10 Tips to Combat Repetitiveness)
Ever played a game that was addictive, but included some parts which required a long time to do? And you need to pay little attention? How about mining in Minecraft, or mining in Runescape? In many games, you come across these moments, and they annoy the hell out of you.
Repetitiveness is kind of a huge problem in games, yet they are essential for the mechanics of it. Thankfully, here are a list of guidelines you could follow to make it a little more enjoyable.
1)Listen to Music while playing.
2)Divide the screen into two separate windows and keep one window for the game, and the keep the other one open on a website. (9gag, Youtube, Reddit, Facebook etc.)
3)Talk with friends while playing.
4)Read a book, or watch TV if there is a television around.
5)Switch from different activities from time to time.
6)Create a schedule and assign different times for different activities.
7)Take a break from time to time. (Assign breaks into schedule too)
8)Set small objectives. (It helps, trust me)
9)Dim the brightness of the screen. (It will reduce the strain on your eyes)
10)Try not to create a pattern. Although it saves time, the repetitiveness seems more.
These tips do not just work in games. They can be used in real life, if you are engaging in a boring activity that requires little attention.