The Balancing Act: Designing (and Playing) Competitive Games
People have enjoyed competition since at least the beginning of recorded history. But why do people take part in competitive games? Is it just about winning and losing? Aren’t games supposed to be, well, fun? How does a competitive game become successful? How does someone become successful at competing? Avery is a software engineer at Pivotal Labs, a gaming enthusiast, and a competitive video game tournament organizer and promoter. At this Tech Talk Tuesday, learn all about what drives people to play, compete, and even profit from competition, and how to create a game that many will enjoy competing in.