GCL Eclipse 132: Why is Odin’s Ravens like Desktopia? or, Nothing new under the Sun, Sea, and Sand
What’s either (a) the oldest game that you yourself know of or (2) the first game you yourself played that incorporates the following mechanisms?Recommend
If you are sufficiently acquainted, how does that game strike you in light of the state of the art (if any) for that mechanism today?
• What was your introduction (or what was gamers’ introduction) to mechanism X?
• What options are available when it comes to mechanism X nowadays?
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