Update: We’ll be live-streaming Book Launch: Achievement Relocked with Geoff Engelstein on April 2nd at 7:00pm!


Join us to hear from Adjunct Faculty, game designer, and author Geoff Engelstein talk about his latest release Achievement Relocked. The book explores how game designers can use the psychological phenomenon of loss aversion to shape player experience.

Geoff Engelstein is an award-winning table-top game designer, whose titles include Space Cadets, The Fog of War, Pit Crew, and The Expanse. He also teaches Board Game Design at the NYU Game Center.

He is also a noted podcaster. Since 2007 he has been a contributor to the Dice Tower, the leading table-top game podcast, with a series on the math, science, and psychology of games, and is the founder of Ludology, a weekly podcast on game design since 2011. He recently published The Building Blocks of Tabletop Game Design with CRC Press and Achievement Relocked with MIT Press.

The book is available for purchase online, and you can find purchase options here!

Free and open to the public.

The NYU Game Center would like to thank our event sponsors: Fresh Planet, Take-Two Interactive, Dots, and Empire State Development. Their generous support makes our events possible.


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