tereza at califex.com
Mon Feb 5 13:35:04 EST 2007
On Feb 2, 2007, at 12:32 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Somewhere out there is a game waiting to be created, something that
> will open up the world of entertainment software to a whole new
> audience that isn't currently into games.
> Or as I once put it at a game developer meeting: Where is the
> "Catcher in the Rye" of games, the thing that will appeal to
> people who like rich, provocative entertainment but aren't
> attracted to current game play models?
> Maybe it'll be made by one of the readers of this list....
Maybe me! In my next life, I guess.
Like Richard, my eyes were opened by Myst (well, actually by Spelunx,
its predecessor, which BTW I'd love to find a copy of). I am bored
bored bored by most games nowadays and so actively repelled by the
pervasive violence that even though I belong to the Game Developers
Association, I regard it chiefly as a theoretical study. However, may
I recommend the SIGs of International Game Developers Association as
a venue for making connections:
in particular, the education SIG:
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