November 24, 2014

Ron Broglio: being in the world of these alien creatures

TechnoSphere offered us the chance to think about nonhuman worlds and nonhuman worlding. What are the affordances, sensations, ways of being in the world of these alien creatures? Or more personally as a player: how will my little creature get along in this world? “Creating a creature meant that every so often throughout my work day I would get an email message from that other, ethereal world—a status update. How is my other worldly creature doing, what mischief has it found, what pastoral lands has it explored? I was not gaming in the traditional sense. I was not manipulating the …

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