The point remains: the criticism by strategy-purists of games that involve some degree of chance is not wholly valid, not only because random tests can improve other aspects of the game, such as fidelity of simulation, but also because if chance is used sufficiently frequently, and with sufficient care, strategic elements will still dominate outcomes. Thus, strategy and not luck will remain the most important factor in play.
Quotes by Greg Costikyan
Hard-core videogamers […] are accustomed to the kind of uncertainty that depends on player skill. While they will tolerate some degree of puzzle solving, they want to be swept up in the moment of play, to be, for the most part, in a flow state, and not be halted to think deeply about the next thing they must accomplish.