Game talkMore homeless Sims: interview with creator

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Jun 182009
 

On CrunchGear, of all places.

Why is this important now? After all, MMORPGs give you real human interaction on a grand scale. Why simulate it?

While I am a huge fan of the potential of virtual worlds, I don’t think this kind of experimenting could be done in an online environment using other players. MMOs aren’t a recreation of life as The Sims is. Nobody is in danger of starvation, nobody is living a difficult life in a virtual world, and if you tried roleplaying it, you wouldn’t get genuine responses.

– Interview: Rob Burkinshaw, game designer and creator of homeless Sims.

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