The Age of the Dinosaurs

 

This was my lecture at the 2006 Austin Game Conference. It’s about the way in which the games business was changing from a business perspective, along with some speculations about what the future holds for those publishers and developers who adapt.

There is also a PDF of the presentation available, courtesy of Morgan Ramsay.

 

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  9. […] 当然我们想看到的结果是:单字节成本下降。在我之前的《摩尔墙》演讲中,我考察了1985-2005年间的单字节成本,结论很简单(再后来我其他的演讲也提到了,如《恐龙年代》):游戏数据量提升了122倍,成本上升了22倍,因此,可以说,我们的开发效率比原来高了6倍。 […]