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Community Question: Stamina Bars - Yay or nay?
Our latest Community Question is here, pondering the fun factor of stamina bars in games. Those of you playing Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory will be familiar with that game's stamina bar - sprinting and jumping eat up certain amounts of the bar, which recovers when you're not doing either one of those things. Both Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars and Brink did away with the stamina bar, allowing for unlimited sprinting/jumping/SMARTing. But which system works better? This neatly leads us to our question:
How do you feel about stamina bars limiting the amount of sprinting and jumping available to players?