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Session Name: Math for Game Programmers: Dark Secrets of the RNG
Speaker(s): Shay Pierce
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.

GDC 2017

Shay Pierce

Dire Wolf Digital

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