My morning coffee wbnetz reading today is… Why your game idea sucks!

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/issues/issue_221/6582-Why-Your-Game-Idea-Sucks

An entertaining read on The Escapist, fast becoming a personal favourite web site; not at all because they’ve started giving out “Achievement Badges” for viewing content!!!

A close second today is a look at the history of Guitar Hero:

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/issues/issue_221/6577-Anyone-Can-Play-Guitar

Update

Captured comments from the original post:

Matthew wrote re: My morning coffee wbnetz reading today is… Why your game idea sucks!
on 10-02-2009 4:41 PM

“I have this great idea. It’s brilliant and will sell millions of copies.” Exactly what i said yesterday when discussing my board game with the other Matt…..

Found the article amusing tho! Erin Hoffman ftw!

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I teach game programming at the University of Wales, Newport
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