Use New Lenses to See Past the Hammers

I mean really, what else could Geppetto have done? He wanted and son so he looked around at the resources he had. Lathes, chisels, hammers, and wood. Geppetto leaned on his strengths to carve Pinocchio who would magically transform from wooden marionette to a real boy. You know, after he was done goofing off and … Continue reading Use New Lenses to See Past the Hammers

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Charging Up the Wrong Hill

I was enjoying a morning run while listening to an excellent¬†game design podcast,¬†Ludology. In episode 113, Geoff Engelstein discussed the Sunk Cost Fallacy. It works like this: You've played a boardgame for a little while with your friends when you realize no one is having any fun. You turn to your friends and say "Well, … Continue reading Charging Up the Wrong Hill