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eBook | $2.99 Short | ISBN: 9780262316415 | 29 pp. | January 2014
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Sources of Uncertainty, Digital Original Edition

A BIT of Uncertainty in Games


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.

About the Author

Greg Costikyan, an award-winning designer of board, tabletop, roleplaying, computer, online, mobile, and social games, is Senior Game Designer for Loot Drop, Inc. He is the author of four science fiction/fantasy novels.