In this episode of Gamecast, Cindy and Niky discuss the game 2048, analyzing its strategies and exploring it through different perspectives. We also raise various important questions: Why is 2048 easy to begin with but harder to handle? Can it help us improve our Math? Is being familiar with the game equal to mastering it?
In this episode Jake and Andrew discuss the role of habituation in the video game series Bloons Tower defense. They explore its positive social benefits while also establishing the evils of an “addicting game.”