Skepticus worries that competitive games might be paradoxical . . . and thus no definition of games would apply to them.
Author: Micah Tillman
Micah has a Ph.D. in philosophy and a B.A. in computer science. He plays and makes video games, thinks philosophically about pop music, and loves fractals.
Something broke in my brain at age ten. After dinner, my dad and younger siblings would play games of make-believe, complete with ongoing characters and…
Does it count as a cheap mystery if you narrate a story in everyday English, but change a few key terms to keep readers on their toes?