Phoning it in 2: Special Edition
Still snowed under, so here’s today’s Hober: Raph Koster and the future of gaming.
Also, something that’s been on my mind. I can’t think of any good way to turn it in to blog post, since to do it justice would need real psychology. But, here it is: experts rush in to criticize addiction to massively multiplayer online games, which almost by definition require social interaction, bonding, and community interaction. What if instead, it’s the 21st Century’s version of the concept of the Third Place, which is roundly agreed to be, in fact, beneficial?