Don’t mix Risk Management and Competitive Highscores

Games with Risk Management ask players to choose between low variance (or “safe, but low payout”) and high variance (or “risky, but high payout”) strategies. Single-player games with Competitive Highscores present highscore as the sole goal of the game. Most of these have an online leaderboard. Game designers combine the two on a continual basis, … Continue reading Don’t mix Risk Management and Competitive Highscores


Wowow it’s my first post.

Someone suggested that one of my forum posts should be posted somewhere besides a forum. Well, what about a BLOG?! This is going to mostly be a collection of forum posts that are too cool to just leave buried in threads. It's also possible I might start writing regularly for this thing if people start actually … Continue reading Wowow it’s my first post.