Toby Lurio's Blog
Writer / Designer at Serenity Forge.
Our company website is at www.serenityforge.com
My blog is at blog.serenityforge.com
Twitch Plays is an interesting concept, but it's using terrible technology to do a seemingly simple process.
The government helped put artists to work during The Great Depression.
This same model could be used to stimulate today's indie game industry.
Games are not the perfect medium for every situation. There are a host of problems inherent to the art form. Maybe if we isolate them, they'll be easier to tackle.
Video games are growing as a medium, but we're not seeing a huge influx of artists.
Are we making it harder to enter than it should be?
...With all of these new controls, games will be able to increase complexity while also becoming more comfortable for gamers. Additionally, navigating a PC interface could become even easier than with a mouse and keyboard.
Video games are magical to children. Everyone takes them seriously, they can retry the same challenge over and over again, and they give them immense power.
And not just the illusion of strength. Video games give children creative power.
Toby Lurio's Comments
[Blog - 10/28/2013 - 04:22]
I 'm actually referring to ...
I 'm actually referring to artists of all kinds, not just visual artists. As a visual artist, you can get into an indie company just showcasing your portfolio without any previous game work.