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Pretentious Blog Post About Threes

It takes too long to fail at 2048. You can make hundreds of moves with barely any strategy at all. In Threes you can fail fairly quickly, which makes it more satisfying and fun to keep picking up for a go at it. The high scores feel more earned. You can feel yourself getting better at it, which is harder to gauge in 2048 because of how long games are.