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|Session Name:||Math for Game Programmers: Dark Secrets of the RNG|
|Company Name(s):||Dire Wolf Digital|
|Track / Format:||Programming|
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|Overview:||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.|