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Ebook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262316415| January 2014
 

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Sources of Uncertainty

A BIT of Uncertainty in Games

Overview

Uncertainty in games—from Super Mario Bros. to Rock/Paper/Scissors—engages players and shapes play experiences. This BIT examines the sources of that uncertainty, from doubts about performance to a game’s elements of randomness.
 
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About the Author

Greg Costikyan, an award-winning designer of board, tabletop, roleplaying, computer, online, mobile, and social games, is Senior Designer at Disney Playdom’s Dream Castle Studio. He is the author of four science fiction/fantasy novels.