Sorry for the late notice here, but tonight, Thursday, January 10th at 8pm PST (GMT-8), beta tester and live streamer KY1 will interview me about SpyParty, Spore, and other topics, and in between we’ll play some matches. We’re going to stream both sides, which is always awesome! Edit: this happened, and it was a ton of [...]
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My plan seemed like a good one at the time I made it: get the lobby server backend scalable, use the remaining 12595 uninvited people1 to test that scalability, and then open up the beta, all before PAX West 2012. Then, when people played SpyParty at little old booth #3002, instead of telling them they [...]
I give a lot of lectures on games. In these lectures, I often talk about games as an art form, and how games are different from the other popular and important art and entertainment forms. Even though we often get compared to film, I think when games finally fulfill their potential, they will be as [...]
I decided at pretty close to the last possible minute to have a small “thank you” party for the first set of SpyParty beta playtesters, and I invited some friends from the press who have been covering the game for a while. Scheduling things during the evening at a big tradeshow like GDC is basically [...]
As you may remember, I planned to try to emphasize SpyParty‘s gameplay depth at PAX West 2011 by setting up the booth with three playtest stations (six computers total), each with a different rule for what kind of players could sit down and play. My booth was a tiny 10×10, so I knew it was [...]