Archive | May, 2011

Tweets this week

Some of the articles that have caught my eye this week. Games The seduction secrets of video game designers from The Observer Interesting article from @gamasutra – Unsocial ‘Social’ Games RT @dripster: “Hollywood shuns intelligent entertainment. The games industry doesn’t. Guess who’s winning?” Psychology Value of art? Men who visit galleries, museums & theatre enjoy better health […]

Underage gaming

I received this note from a friend recently, I wanted to share it and my reply because I think this is an important issue for parents and children. “A lot of children in my son’s class are playing games well above their age, specifically call of duty. My son is 9. He was shown it […]

Facebook scams

There’s a flurry of Facebook scams going around at the moment. They are irritating but harmless – merely reposting themselves on friend’s walls if clicked.  Their enticement seem to take two forms: the promise of learning who’s been viewing your profile or titillating content. Even though it might be desirable, no-one can see who’s been looking at […]

Multiplatform formats

I talk to people a lot about multiplatform productions and transmedia storytelling and one of the first points we discuss is the plethora of options available to producers.  All too often, multiplatform productions are a last minute addition to a TV show and are rarely more ambitious than a programme support website – merely offering […]