No credentials really to speak of other than personal experience immersed in mostly table top games and wide selection of played video games majoring in RPGs and MMOGs. I have a great deal of interest in how and why video games work (or don't work). And I welcome criticism as well as heated debate or deeply philosophical discussion.
I found my way here via "Extra Credits".
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AD D r n r ...
AD D r n r n2. A degenerate game is a game which sucks more out of players than it gives back. r n r nWhat about games that suck out more than the player has to offer in the first place, or games that leech subversively, even when they ...
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Storytelling is about people and ...
Storytelling is about people and their relationships. Games are about hand-eye coordination, puzzle solution, resource management, and spatial reasoning. That 's a fundamental incompatibility, and that 's why stories are tacked onto games the way you 'd bolt a jet engine onto a Volkswagen -- it 's been done but ...