Vertical and Horizontal Progression: Examining the Pros and Cons

TwoDashStash: "First let’s look at vertical progression. Vertical progression is built into most games. If throughout the game you get access to items that are upgrades to your previous ones, if you level up and gain more powerful abilities and higher stats, that’s vertical progression. Whether you started the game with a pistol and ended with a laser cannon, or you stared at level 1 and ended at 99, you’ve experienced vertical progression."

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TimelessDbz1151d ago (Edited 1151d ago )

At the end of the day with horizontal progression and even Skill trees in MMO's. Someone will do the math and find which is the most optimum build for that class/weapon.