Illogical Actions

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The Illogical Actions pattern is a game-level pattern and is not to be confused with code-level pattern.

Definition

A player does not know how to progress in a game. There is one or more illogical solutions.

Pattern Removal

This pattern is identified subjectively, so any mitigation has to be a collaboration between the author and the game player or beta tester.

Examples

 Garage
 You are in the garage connected to the side of your home. A car is here on blocks while you repair a tire.

 One of the tires is flat and you are trying to remove it. The lugnuts have been removed.

 > GET TIRE
 You pull as hard as you can, but the tire won't come loose.

 > HIT CAR
 You slap the hood of the car and the tire pops off. You're now ready to continue with your work.

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