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Video games have this unique ability to transport us to whimsical worlds rich with interesting characters and top-notch stories. Most video games tend to be tailor-made levels and stages designed to deliver the same degree of fun and emotion we expect from a given genre. But a twinge of randomness – or random gameplay elements – can change the dynamics of such games. For some genres, game-warping randomness of this kind serves only to their benefit. It encourages repeat playthroughs, creates varying memorable gameplay experiences, and promotes a game’s overall longevity as a result.