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The Kiss That Changed Video Games : The New Yorker

For E.A., The Sims, the latest from Will Wright, the celebrated designer of 1989's city-planning game SimCity, was a legacy project, inherited when the company purchased its development studio, Maxis. … Jim Mackraz, Barrett's boss, needed a task to occupy his new employee, and he handed Barrett a document that outlined how social interactions in the game would work; the underlying rules for the game's A.I. that would dictate how the characters would dynamically

Idle Games Finds Religion with Debut Title Idle Worship, Now …

“But most importantly, Idle Worship realizes the true promise of social games … to create connections and play between friends and strangers alike. We've worked incredibly hard to innovate in art, story and the underlying …

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THQ Chooses Joyent For Social Networking Gaming Infrastructure …

This will help THQ teams to focus on game design , as opposed to the underlying architecture. “Joyent provides a key component of our social network strategy,” said Mike Hogan, THQ’s VP of Online Publishing and Operations. …

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Lightspeed Venture Partners » Game Design Fundamentals

Advice #6: watch others play your game – you'll quickly see where you didn't provide enough feedback, or where they can't figure out the underlying model. (ie Prototype and iterate). Budding social game designers should …

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