Game mechanics explained: Luck

What is luck as a game mechanic? Happiness comes from a combination of randomness and hidden information. Factors that you cannot predict with certainty. Without luck you could calculate the outcome of a game early and every choice is clearly right or wrong. Luck is often used in games. Most for the ...

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How to prototype a game

When to make a prototype? If you want to make a game yourself, you can have a lot of ideas. However, an idea is worthless until you do something with it. The first step you should take as soon as possible is to put your ideas on paper. For a game this can be done very easily by ...

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