Archive for month: February, 2010

Post AHoG musings

28 February, 2010 (08:08) | Games, Life | By: Olivier

The Art History of Games symposium’s days 2 and 3 were extremely interesting. Full of insightful and thought-provoking commentary on games. It was really impossible to transcribe the talks with fidelity. So I didn’t try, just soaked it up and took the time to digest it all. Now that the dust has settled a bit [...]

Art History of Games – Day 1

4 February, 2010 (21:06) | Games, Life | By: Olivier

I am at the Art History of Games (#AHoG on Twitter) symposium in Atlanta.
It all starts with Jason Rohrer handing me his “New Gamist Manifesto” February 3, 2010. It goes like this:
1- Games do not have spoilers.
2- Games cannot be finished.
3- Games do not have characters, except for the characters who play them.
4- Games do [...]