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Monday, July 07, 2008

Dumbing Up Gaming

"There was a game called Hacker when I was a kid, that my dad was into. I always remember him telling me with great excitement that when you got to a certain part of the game, in France, the game spoke to you in French.

No tooltips, no help, you needed to know French. Pre-Internet, this was a considerable stumbling block. My dad bought a French dictionary and kept on playing."
Dumbing Up Gaming
Ken Levine on dumbing down games

1 comment:

o2 said...

Darn hard game as you run out of money all the time.

/ Tools of Massdestruction