Accession Number:

ADA179740

Title:

On Free-Form Gaming,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

This Note discusses free-form gaming as a procedure for organized study of the complex problem entailed in confrontations and crises. It is an extract drawn from the gaming experiences of the author, experiences that extend from the mid-1950s to the present. The major focus of this Note is on the various forms of this game type, the kinds of problems to which it is best adapted, and to some approaches to its applications that have been found to be most useful. It is addressed to people and organizations that might consider using free-from gaming as a study technique.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Government and Political Science
  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE