I hope so, anyway. I really do. This has got to add up to the proverbial nail in the metaphorical coffin, right?
Over on Zen of Design, there’s a good post about Metaplace, how it takes us where we’ve been, and where it will likely go. I never had any trouble with the name, though; I didn’t even realize anyone might until he mentioned it…
why oh why, Jack Thompson, did you choose Don Quixote?
Raph Koster and Areae have just unveiled their big project, Metaplace. It sounds really exciting; I hope the targeted ads are not too obtrusive, and I very much hope that clients will be available for all the consoles and handhelds (PS3, 360, Wii, PSP, DS). I don’t really like playing games on the PC anymore, because mine sucks. If I could get to it from my Xbox 360, that would be so cool…
I doubt it will happen, but I wouldn’t mind GameStop adopting his policies.
trying to find the real name for what I wanted to say, I’ve discovered that it’s called the Law of Truly Large Numbers. It states that with a sample size large enough, any outrageous thing is likely to happen.
I was raised in a family whose religion was Christian Science. It was cool to learn how to practice spiritual healing the same way that Jesus did it. Eventually, however, I decided for myself that Christian Science is not a bad path, but it is not my path.
Always trust Amazon customer reviews! Be sure to “search inside this book.” Whatever you do, don’t actually buy it.1
…and this was the result. It’s amazing to me how many different little things about human nature can be seen in just this one story. Be sure to click through to the full article.
…so, happy birthday to my nephew who is now 2 years old! : )
This day is for more than just tragedy.