Rules-of-Play

Rules of Play-Preface-en

Preface People love pong. They do. But why? Really. What’s to love? There isn’t much to the game: a pair of paddles move two blunt white lines on either side of a black screen, a blocky excuse for a ball bounces between them, and if you miss the ball, your opponent scores a point. The…

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Rules-of-Play

Rules of Play-Foreword-en

Foreword For hundreds of years, the field of game design has drifted along under the radar of culture, producing timeless masterpieces and masterful time-wasters without drawing much attention to itself-without, in fact, behaving like a “field” at all. Suddenly, powered by the big bang of computer technology, game design has become a very big deal…

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