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Day 08/24/2009

Podcast #6: Casual Randomness

Randomness, indeterminacy and Richard doing a French accent! All this can be yours as game designers Tyler Bielman, Skaff Elias and of course, Richard Garfield delve into one of the most important characteristics of games. The discussion covers the role of the roll of the dice and unearths the secrets of “rando-chess.” Think you hate luck in games you play? This podcast just might change your mind.

Notes: Replace the words “Preston Poulter” with “Tom Guevin” in you head and make sure to listen to the bitter end!

LINKS: Elo Chess Rating System | Euchre | Pitch | Monopoly | Club House Games| Bejeweled | Diner Dash 2 | Life | Small World | Team Fortress 2 | The chicken heart that ate New York | Magic: The Gathering | Wa-hoo | The billionth digit of Pi | Hidden Object Games | Lode Runner | Dominos | Backgammon