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Date: Wed, 20 May 2009
Subject: Data Mining a Game?

Mike Darga recently finished a 5-part series on analyzing and data mining games - here is an excerpt:

When a plane crashes, the best way for investigators to discover why it happened is to find the black box, which contains all known data about the position and condition of the plane immediately before the crash.

Games also need black boxes, to find out why players are quitting. Using this information to identify problems and improve the game can help make sure that subsequent players don't quit for the same reasons, and even help bring lapsed players back.

Part 1, Designing a Black Box (Part 1)

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