I was watching an interesting video recently about a new game that’s now just been released, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, made by The Chinese Room. Dan Pinchbeck, the Creative Director, and Jessica Curry, the Studio Head/Composer, talk in the video below about how players ‘discover story’ through finding electrical devices to interact with in […]
Dens and Doors
Book of the Week a couple of weeks ago on Radio 4 was from Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane, and Friday’s edition drew from the chapter on children. It told about Deb Wilenski’s experiences with children who were given the chance to freely explore the natural world. It struck me that the two predominant features that […]
Art or Enchantment?
I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently looking at the Linden Endowment for the Arts (LEA) sims, but a couple of nights ago I moved off them and headed towards Black Basalt Beach and L’Arc-en-Ciel. I also recently came across a chapter in a book called ‘The Technology of Enchantment and the Enchantment of […]