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The Game Design Round Table

226 EpisodesProduced by Dirk Knemeyer & Jon ShaferWebsite

Covering the full breadth of digital, tabletop, and role playing games, The Game Design Round Table inspires and educates aspiring and experienced game designers.

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#75: Infinite Loop

Dirk, David, and Rob get together to discuss the perceived value in infinitely replayable games. Where did this notion come from? The trio discuss collectible card games and Minecraft alongside normal tabletop games to get to the bottom of infinity.-----------------------------------------------------Contact InformationDirk Knemeyer - @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.comDavid Heron - @DavidVHeronRob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, hello@robdaviau.com--------------------------Episode Outline0:01:22 - What is the origin of the “infinite game” concept?0:07:04 - The Cult of the New0:13:40 - CCGs0:22:04 - Game exploits and replayability0:30:58 - Expansions0:39:44 - Short and single-play digital games

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