November 5 - November 11
on the image to visit Game Developer magazine for all the latest
following articles located in your reading pack and use them in
this week's discussion.
Gamers Duke It Out
for Fun, Casual Games Thrive Online
Gay Gamers, A Virtual Reality Check
Internet TV Aims at Niche Audiences, the Slivercast Is Born
A strange time of year for buying
rankled by secondhand games boom
Internet is the new prime time, says reality guru
Live 8 showed web's potential, says AOL chief
many of the sources that have been used for readings such as newspapers
and magazines no longer keep their links active. For this reason,
under Fair Use guidelines, you have been given a reading pack.
You are not allowed to distribute the readings in any form
Falstein is the President of The Inspiracy, a game
design and production consulting firm based in Northern California
with clients in Australia, Europe, North America, and Africa.
With 20 years designing and managing entertainment and educational
software for companies such as Williams Electronics, LucasArts
Entertainment, The 3DO Company, and Dreamworks Interactive,
Falstein has worked on projects ranging from toys to CD-ROM
games to console titles to location-based entertainment.
online multi user game, you can use the online card games with Windows
if you don't know of any other games. Who is a typical user in the
game environment you picked. Which game did you chose and why?
question to BEGIN this week's discussion.
400 Project, which is an attempt to collect the '400 rules of
In the online game you
played how many of the 400 Rules of Game Design did you identify?
Go to the Bulletin
and begin the discussion
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