Economy as Gameplay

VentureBeat put up a really great series on Eco last week about, about their experience in the virtual economy. Jeff Grub writes: I attempted to destroy the friendly bartering/communist ecosystem that was keeping me and a dozen other players fed and advancing through the sim’s various skilltrees. I was of the opinion that we needed […]

Building Virtual Worlds We Want to Live In.

As our digital lives expand, the distinction between creator and consumer of our digital worlds must merge.  We are in the midst of a great migration into virtual worlds.  More and more of our lives take place and are affected by them, these constructions that overlap reality in various ways: Facebook, Instagram, Uber, Tinder, etc.  […]