Items tagged philosophy

What does magic mean to you?

Tags: writing, philosophy

Start making tools!

(on making experimental art tools and why it’s valuable for indie game devs to make them)

Tags: tools, overview, philosophy

Mature Audiences Can Handle Video Games That Go Beyond Black-and-White Morality

Excellent advice for any writer, not just game designers.

Tags: writing, philosophy

Villes virtuelles, enjeux du réel

"Virtual cities, real stakes": from cities in games, to games that can help cities, and how actual urbanists can help.

Tags: game design, interview, philosophy, procedural generation, worldbuilding

A hobbyist developer's love letter to Warcraft 1

First in a series of articles about remaking the classic game's engine for modern computers.

Tags: game design, philosophy, retrogaming

How language shapes the way we play

Tags: concepts, philosophy

How games whitewash Nazism, and the responsibility developers have to history

Through the Darkest of Times devs explore the industry's dangerous failure when it comes to depicting fascism

Tags: history, philosophy, shooter