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September 08, 2006


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» TV Taking Notes From Games? from Kotaku
At the Austin Games Conference, game designer Raph Koster says that television isn't become kinda like gaming, but is flat out ripping it off. Koster points out: We now have television shows with Easter eggs. In fact, they're putting Easter... [Read More]



I highly recommend reading the liveblog rather than any of the press summaries of the talk. :)


Every new medium changes the old ones. Photography changed painting. Film changed theater. Television changed film. And so on.
What's odd is that it has taken so long for video games to begin having an influence on television and film, etc. (and they aren't finished, either). I suppose it shows how culturally marginalized video games were (or were viewed as being) and how conservative the television/film industries are.

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