Cognitive Biases

Boggart (CTCC MR 21)

Friday July 7, 2017 - 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm

Games are a series of choices influenced by incentives. In evaluating the incentives they present to players, designers too easily fall into a trap of pure mathematical calculation. Join Michael R. Keller, designer of "City Hall" and "Captains of Industry", as he examines how fallibilities in human perception can prove as powerful as game mechanics in controlling player behavior.