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Tuesday, June 11 2013

Gaming the Dice: How Randomness Contributes to Game Experiences

More than any other medium, games allow randomness. Dumb chance or unfulfilled omens in a film are labelled plot holes, but unpredictable consequences are natural to games. It’s perfectly acceptable for a video game hero to get by with the help of luck, as players we experienced it so we don’t need a strict explanation for every second of play.


Wednesday, September 19 2007

Ancient Empires Lux

That there's nothing revolutionary about this game doesn't diminish its value as a fun way to kill 20 minutes in an airport lounge.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Risk (2001)

PULL.


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