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1. Creating a perfectly level playing field is a complicated challenge. 1a): Describe a game that you believe is perfectly balanced (provides a perfectly level playing field). I agree with Callois that fairness is impossible when it comes to non-digital … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1. a) It is very rare to find a game that offers a completely level playing field but there area few that manage to accomplish it on at least some level. Games like chess and checkers offer extreme symetry and … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

a. A game that provides an equal chance of success for all the players generally counts as a balanced game.  Although coin-flipping isn’t officially a game, it is used as a deciding factor in many occasions with a balanced 50 … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1a) Games such as chess and checkers provide a basically perfectly balanced playing field in a game. Of course, the white player does always get to go first, yet this provides basically no advantage in the long run, as the … Continue reading

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  1. Balance A vast majority of the games were turn-based and as such true balance was never completely attainable. That said, numerous methods could be observed from game to game. “Mushroom soccer” gave the first turn of a round … Continue reading

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Reading Note 3

1. a) I think paper scissor rock is a perfectly balanced game. Every player has exactly the same options. Every option has exactly 1 advantage and 1 weakness. More importantly, players make decisions at the same time. So assuming no … Continue reading

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Reading response 3

1a. Many traditional board games, such as Chess, Checkers, Chinese Checkers, etc. have level playing fields. No player has an inherent advantage, as players in these games start with an equal amount of tokens or playing pieces. Initial positioning on … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1. a) I’m having difficulties thinking of a game that is completely balanced. Every game seems to have some kind of advantage for one player. Pong is one game that feels relatively balanced. At the same time, however, one of … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1. a) Perfectly balanced games are extremely hard to come by especially because most games stem off of chance, experience of the various players, etc. I think simplistic games stand the best chance of being balanced because the skills of … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1a.  Checkers is a game that has a perfectly balanced playing field. All of the pieces are equivalent to start and they are arranged in the same way on both sides of the board. This creates a setup that is … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3–Allman

1a. Even the distribution of turns has an effect on the game; therefore, a completely symmetrical game must take place in real-time, or with simultaneous turns. In my opinion, the closest thing to a perfectly balanced game, one dependent purely … Continue reading

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1) I think Go is a perfect balance game. As for most board games like Chess the player who start first has an advantage (at least on psychological level). But as for Go, your reaction and thinking based on your … Continue reading

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Kevin | Reading Response 3

1| a. A game that I think is perfectly balanced is the game of checkers. Checkers is a game where both players have a certain number of chips on a checkered board. Both players basically have identical setup and the … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1a) Finding a game with a perfectly level playing field is almost impossible. In the first place, any game where players take turns is already inherently unbalanced; someone must go first and someone must go last and that means that … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1. Creating a perfectly level playing field is a complicated challenge. 1a): Describe a game that you believe is perfectly balanced (provides a perfectly level playing field). 1b): Describe a game that you believe is un-balanced. 1c): What are your … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3, Saje

Week 3 SAJE

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Reading Response 3

1a): Describe a game that you believe is perfectly balanced (provides a perfectly level playing field). Chess is a great example of a game that has a perfectly level playing field. The way the game is designed makes it perfectly … Continue reading

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