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Saturday, April 2 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Practical Game Theory

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Game Theory is spoken of with increasing frequency in the gaming world. Combinatorial Game Theory tells us many games are just piles of pebbles. Classical Game Theory tells us to assume everyone is rational and acting in their own best self interest. Math is involved. But, how useful is "game theory" to actual game players or game designers? Regardless of the merits of formal study, there is a great deal of application for an informal one. Join us for an exploration of the practical lessons one can learn from a dedicated, if informal, study of games.

Speakers
avatar for Brandon Rym DeCoster

Brandon Rym DeCoster

Producer, GeekNights
GeekNights is a long-running (11 years) podcast for hobbyists, tinkerers, and, for lack of a better word, geeks. Hosts Rym and Scott delve into topics ranging from computer science to Eurogaming, anime to fantasy fiction, indie comics to gadgetry, two-four nights a week for your listening pleasure, with well over 1000 episodes to date. | | Here at GaymerX, they appear as game design professionals talking about the nature and craft of... Read More →
avatar for Scott Rubin

Scott Rubin

Featured Panelist, GeekNights
GeekNights is a talk radio show for hobbyists, tinkerers, and, for lack of a better word, geeks. Hosts Rym and Scott delve into topics ranging from computer science to Eurogaming, anime to fantasy fiction, indie comics to gadgetry, twonights a week for your listening pleasure.


Saturday April 2, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Live 1 [Floor 2, Commonwealth 3]