Friday, August 14, 2020

Action Economy and What it Means for Legion

If you've read my previous articles, you're probably quite familiar with me constantly nagging about action economy now. It's like your folks always said when you were a kid, "make sure you optimize your action economy or you won't grow up to a big Legion player". I know my mom kept lecturing me on it so now I'm passing that lecture onto you!

An action economy is the linear relationship between number of actions and the economy

As an aside, since this article will be getting a bit more meta than the previous ones, it will still be relevant to other games. Action economy is not a strictly Star Wars: Legion thing, but for the sake of brevity and not being too meta, I'm discussing how it pertains to Legion today. I'll discuss action economy in other games later on, don't you worry! Let's dive in...