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Articles from the Annals of 'Zines Past

Stats, Stats and More Stats!

Mark Nelson

This issue, browse a pair of related articles concerning statistics which regard abandonment, player replacement, and game orphaning, and the effect of these unfortunate events on games.

  1. Dropping In, Dropping Out
    A comparison of dropouts in postal games vs. PBEM (Compuserve) games
  2. What Effect Does the Orphaning Process Have Upon Games?
    An analysis of the effect of orphaning (a game changing GM or zine) on Diplomacy games

Mark Nelson
University of Leeds, UK

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