Re: GAMES: Historical truths [was Re: The games are all crap...]

From: Doug Jones (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 12:57:03 MDT

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> Regarding making "good" games. It is an interersting question as
> to what seduces people into games -- currently the paradigm would
> seem to suggest good graphics is a necessity -- in contrast the
> 1970's games had *no* graphics -- you had to map the game entirely
> in your head. I wonder if there are two types of people -- those
> who can create mental images reflecting a reality and those who
> require the images to be painted for them who would be enrolled
> into very different game presentations.

Yeah- readers vs mouth breathers.

Doug Jones (feeling cynical today)
Rocket Plumber, XCOR Aerospace

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