Podcast Episode 38: Randomness and Uncertainty

Marc and Matt are joined by Orion (who is on a train) to talk about randomness. What is randomness? No, really, what is it? What kinds of randomness work best in board games, and what are some of the most interesting applications of random elements we’ve seen? Will we finish before Orion’s train arrives?! (Spoiler: no)

4:22 – Defining Randomness
17:31 – Input/Output Randomness; Acceptable Amounts of Randomness
40:32 – White and Pink Noise
47:05 – Chaos
59:10 – Games With Interesting Randomness

Music: Sailing The Solar Wind by Abstraction

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