die hard Self-imposed permadeath rules can completely transform some games in fun, rewarding (and hard) ways.
killing blow Gory takedowns can be satisfying, and say a lot about the characters we play.
More-dor My dreams of saving Middle-earth with a bard army were broken, but giant spiders eating uruk face is always cool.
Imitation Game Ideas and mechanics are ripped off all the time. So why haven't other games been "inspired" by this innovative feature?
Lauren Mary Kim has numerous videogame credits to her name, including, apparently, a Shadow of Mordor sequel.