Posts Tagged ‘Robin Hunicke’

Barnett On: Why I Don’t Go To GDC

By Kieron Gillen on July 2nd, 2008.

I don't go as I can't afford it.

A few months ago Mythic’s Creative Director Paul Barnett and myself went into a London bar, set a tape rolling and got mildly smashed. Only now do I dare return to these hours of tape to transcribe a series of topic-by-topic interviews. We pick up where we left off last time, with Paul about to explain why he went to Futurism-festival LIFT rather than this industry’s mecca, the Game Developer’s Conference. And it’s much more fun than him hating San Francisco.
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Robin Hunicke: “Facebook is a game”

By Kieron Gillen on February 11th, 2008.

This is right at the edge of RPS’ mandate, but there’s stuff here which impacts on the PC sphere, and I suspect if Games AI academic turned MySims Lead Designer Robin Hunicke isn’t on your radar yet, she probably should be. It’s also fun to compare and contrast what videogame creatives are like, when watched in conjunction with Paul Barnett’s clip from earlier. Also: since MDA-games theory turned up recently in the Braid’s comment thread, she touches lightly on that before wandering deeper into what interests her. And what interests her, I suspect, will interest you.

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