It’s about modeling agents making decisions, not game design. 🙂 – EB
…but you can also apply game theory to game design. – KS
Defecting is MADE OF FIRE
Wikipedia on Dr. Axelrod’s Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma tournament
Over the years the Less Wrong community has run a few PD tournaments of their own, with some variation.
2011 Standard evolutionary tournament
2013 tournament with visible source code (set up, and results)
2014 tournament with opponent-simulation
Learn about Evolutionary Game Theory from chapter 7 of this online book!
The Planet Money episode on the body-builder supplement patent troll. Or read a summary at NPR.
The story of the Phoebus cartel, a group of light bulb manufacturers who conspired to reduce light bulb life.
The best Golden Balls Split or Steal
“The Button” a parody of The Box with Cameron Diaz (not Jennifer Lopez) which is based on a short story called, “Button, Button.”