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Posted by Nick Harris on Wed, 26 Mar 2014 01:28:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Social/Online
Second Life needs new players, Oculus Rift needs a social nexus. Facebook could monetize our second life as well as using it as a unified portal to other games.

Posted by Nick Harris on Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:47:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Console/PC
Nintendo need to make uniquely compelling interfaces and use these controls to inspire new games no other system can imitate, building upon what so many found to be so popular with the Wii with an expressive dual Nunchuk scheme.

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Comment In: [Blog - 09/25/2014 - 01:16]

I 'm sorry, but I ...

I 'm sorry, but I much prefer the simple charms of Version 0. r n r nTake for example the childish art style of Fish Listening to Radio: r n r n v qwOtvYQC95o r n r nDeliberately leaving things as coarse sketches can be the way to go.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/20/2014 - 07:07]

The need for my genre-spanning ...

The need for my genre-spanning control scheme to achieve maximal articulacy and accessibility meant that I couldn 't further constrain the design parameters by requiring kinaesthetic feel as an additional primary goal. Sure, if the Right Trigger could be used to actuate your weapon 's trigger then I would certainly ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/24/2014 - 03:01]

I have had strong reservations ...

I have had strong reservations against the conversation system as minigame for many years, until I realised that the face buttons could be used to respond to NPC questions - i.e. press Y for Yes, B for Bye, etc. with dialogue being intermixed with ordinary gameplay action, not as some ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2014 - 07:48]

I guess that I 'm ...

I guess that I 'm lucky in that I 'm only really interested in our interactive mediums ' mechanics and dynamics and pretty well completely disinterested in the aesthetics despite having gone to Art School and being familiar with rules of composition, the Golden Mean, thirds, etc. After about four ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/09/2014 - 08:34]

I am reminded of the ...

I am reminded of the 'Spookitalk ' system that recorded dialogue and then cut it up into single words, having more than one recording of those which ended sentences or were exclamatory or questioning in their inflection. Scripts the have the potential to use templates within which context dependent specifics ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/11/2014 - 01:28]

What about hypothetically advertising Destiny ...

What about hypothetically advertising Destiny as Borderlands meets Halo: Reach