MMORPG.com interview

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Jul 152015
 

Wherein I whine in a most entitled way about people who want me to make games for them:

Something like 95% of the games I’ve done over the last 20 years has never been seen by the public at all. Puzzle games have been a key part of what I’ve done for a decade and a half, and only two of them were visible on Metaplace for a little while. Most players don’t know that has been a passion of mine for a long time and always has been a part of what I do. There just hasn’t been a way for them to get to market. So, sure, people think “this is what that person does,” but it’s because, well, that’s what happened to make it out the door. And MMOs happen to be what I was lucky enough to get paid to make…

Being 100% beholden to an audience and doing only what they expect of you can feel like a straitjacket…

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