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Started by Paganini, May 21, 2002, 03:05:09 PM
QuoteI think fun in games is often (not always) related to (not equivalent to) the experience of exploring effective reaction to events outside your control.
QuoteI think that this is a souce of fun for some, but not for others.
QuoteParticularly I think it's a male trait to want to mess with your environment so.
QuoteWhich is why I think females aren't often attracted to games that focus on such elements. That's a gross generalization, but one supported by a lot of recent pop psychology.
Quote from: Seth L. BlumbergMike: A footnote--behavioral psychology gives us the idea that a randomized reinforcement schedule (i.e., the desired behavior is not always rewarded) is more powerful than a fixed reinforcement schedule. There goes "more certain is better/worse."