to learn to play through trial and error than to play by reading the instruction

yi-ing

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Hi,
which one is correct?

The instructions for playing video games is so obscure that it is much easier to learn to play through trial and error than to play by reading the instruction
manuals.

The instructions for playing video games is so obscure that it is much easier to learn to play through trial and error than playing by reading the instruction manuals.
 

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Use the first. It uses "to learn to play" followed by "to play" so the structures are parallel.
 

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The instructions ... are so obscure ...'
 
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yi-ing

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The instructions ... are so obscure ...'
Does the following follow the rule of parallel structure? Do we have to use parallel structure in "as well as" , "than" and "rather than"?
It is so confusing.

The instructions for playing video games is so obscure that it is much easier to learn to play through trial and error than by reading the instruction manuals.
 
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