[BOOKS] ✪ GameTek ✴ Geoffrey Engelstein – Tbjewellers.co.uk What games can teach us about life the universe and ourselvesIf you shuffle a deck of cards what are the odds that the seuence is uniue What is the connection between dice platonic solids and Newton s What games can teach us about life the universe and ourselvesIf you shuffle a deck of cards what are the odds that the seuence is uniue What is the connection between dice platonic solids and Newton s theory of gravity What is random a dice tower or a number generator Can you actually employ a strategy for a game as basic as Rock Paper Scissors These are all uestions that are thrown up in games and life Games involve chance choice competition innovation randomness memory stand offs and paradoxes aspects that designers manipulate to make a game interesting fun and addictive and players try to master for enjoyment and winning But they also provide a fascinating way for us to explore our world to understand how our minds tick our numbers add up and our laws of physics workThis is a book that tackles the big uestions of life through the little uestions of gamesWith short chapters on everything from memory games to the Prisoner s Dilemma to Goedel s theorems GameTek is fascinating reading anyone for who wants to explore the world from a new perspective and a must read book for serious designers and playersAISE Math physics psychology and all the other stuff you didn t even realise you were using while playing board games Dr E has opened the door to the game under the game in fascinating fun detail Now you have NO reason to ever lose again Rock Tommy Dean board gamer and stand up comic.
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- 272 pages
- Geoffrey Engelstein
- 04 September 2016 Geoffrey Engelstein