Spore and more Spore

I’m a huge fan of Spore and had the good fortune of seeing one of the earliest prototypes of it while visiting Maxis during the development of C&C:Generals. Yep, Spore has been in development for a long time, but I give huge kudo’s to Will Wright for keeping his vision alive and developing the product […]

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Casual games, not just for casual players?

Beyond the interest from players, could it be that casual games offer something game developers have been looking for as well? When I talk about it with other developers, I get a range of reactions…from waxing nostalgic about “bygone days of creating games that are simple fun” to a “disdain for anything that doesn’t push […]

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To the “man in the arena”

“It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly…who knows the […]

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