Saturday, August 31st, 2002:

I promise I’ll post photos and such from Australia and Hawaii soon — there’s just so damn many of ’em!

I’m getting reacquainted with North American life, and the bullshit that goes with it. This past Wednesday I was invited to my nerd school alma mater to learn about the Xbox software development kit that was to be made available to all inh@bitants. Two guys from M$ kicked off their presentation by saying that videogames were so specifically marketed that the genre was stagnant, and that they were looking for new, exciting forms of interactive entertainment that would appeal to everyone. Fair enough, that is until they launched into a PowerPoint detailing the specific market they were looking to conquer. I walked out on the slide titled “Microsoft’s Essential Elements of Good Storytelling”…

Tags: , ,

Comments are closed.