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25 April, 2010

Feedback thread
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 2:30 PM

I’m going to steal a page from Tobold’s “Open Sunday” threads. Probably won’t be a weekly feature, though.

Give your feedback and ask your questions and I’ll do what I can to respond.

13 April, 2010

Moral obligations of game designers
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 5:52 PM

Morality is a tricky subject. It’s an issue that can be shockingly subjective for something that seems so crucial to living in modern society. It can also be something very personal. Trying to impose morality upon another person is often met with resistance if not outright hostility.

But, given the issues surrounding the game industry in the past few months, it’s worth talking about. So, what are the moral obligations of a game designer, particularly an MMO game designer?

7 April, 2010

The Role of the Trickster
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 5:56 PM

Another April Fool’s has come and gone. It’s perhaps one of the more important holidays in the year, and not just because I like playing tricks on people.

It’s what the tricks are intended to do.

1 April, 2010

Press Release: to become Facebook Game Portal
Filed under: — Psychochild @ 9:38 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: to become Facebook Game Portal

San Francisco, California – March 31, 2010 Internet site — long-time home of the weblog of professional game developer Brian Green — was sold in a cash and stock swap to cutting edge social game developer Zynga Game Network Inc.

“We’re known about for a while. While the writing was not terrible, we think internet site names relating to MMO games are the hot new platform to expand our game offerings.” according to Peter Robert Flack, a spokesperson for Zynga.

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