Episode #75: Infinite Loop

Episode #75: Infinite Loop

Description

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 Information

Dirk Knemeyer – @DKnemeyer, www.artana.com, Dirk@Knemeyer.com

David Heron – @DavidVHeron

Rob Daviau -@RobDaviauGamer, hello@robdaviau.com

Episode Outline

  • 0:01:22 – What is the origin of the “infinite game” concept?

  • 0:07:04 – The Cult of the New

  • 0:13:40 – CCGs

  • 0:22:04 – Game exploits and replayability

  • 0:30:58 – Expansions

  • 0:39:44 – Short and single-play digital games

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