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Math for Game Programmers: Dark Secrets of the RNG


This talk discusses techniques and considerations when using random generation in games. Several tricks and tips are presented, each starting with underlying design/psychology motivations and leading into technical implementation details, including "bagging", weighting, fairness (real, perceived, and contrived), heterogeneousness, and the use of historic outcomes to affect future results.

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  • GDC 2017
  • Shay Pierce
  • Dire Wolf Digital
  • free content
  • Programming
  • Programming