Video: Raph Koster revisits 'A Theory of Fun'
"We have an art form that rewires people's brains... and that means we have to be responsible."
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video from the final GDC Online, Ultima Online
designer Raph Koster revisits his own talk from the first GDC Online and the book he has written, along with the science, theory and games that have come with the passing of a decade in 'A Theory of Fun 10 Years Later'
Koster, who serves on the advisory board for the upcoming GDC Next, spoke candidly about the revolution and future of games
, and will speak at GDC Next in November in a talk called 'Playing with "Game".'
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