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Sid Meier doesn’t like in-game monetization
Speaking to the BBC on the 30th anniversary of its release, the brains behind Civilisation is warning the games industry to remember why people play in the first place.
“The real challenge and the real opportunity is keeping our focus on gameplay,” says American developer Sid Meier. “That is what is unique, special and appealing about games as a form of entertainment. When we forget that, and decide it’s monetisation or other things that are not gameplay-focused, when we start to forget about making great games and start thinking about games as a vehicle or an opportunity for something else, that’s when we stray a little bit further from the path.”
Four Seasons Total Landscaping becomes a VRChat hangout for furries
Ha ha ha OMG! The grand debut of Four Seasons Total Landscaping was AMAZING! Thank you to everyone who showed up! pic.twitter.com/2c5KQKQwgC
— coopertom (@thecoopertom) November 9, 2020
Paintings in videogames
Jon Gourley has opened the Video Game Art Museum, a space dedicated to the paintings and art pieces strewn throughout the backgrounds of video games.
“Playing video games before bedtime may give people an unusual level of awareness and control in their dreams, LiveScience has learned.[…] Dreams and video games both represent alternate realities, according to Jayne Gackenbach, a psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada. But she pointed out that dreams arise biologically from the human mind, while video games are technologically driven by computers and gaming consoles.
“If you’re spending hours a day in a virtual reality, if nothing else it’s practice,” said Jayne Gackenbach, a psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada. “Gamers are used to controlling their game environments, so that can translate into dreams.”
LSD: Dream Emulator
“LSD (Also known as LSD: Dream Emulator) is a semi-rare video game released in Japan in 1998 for the Sony PlayStationvideo game console based on a dream journal that Hiroko Nishikawa, a staff member at Asmik Ace Entertainment, had been keeping for a decade.”
/r/GamePhysics, a reddit thread about physics going bananas in videogames!
After Alexander Calder: Half-Life Mobiles, by Salty and Sweet…