If playing is pretending, then refusing to play is mistaking life for a game and pretend that we don’t pretend.
Quotes by Bruno Faidutti
This “professionalization” of Kickstarter might sound good for those who get gorgeous editions of their designs, and sometimes make a small fortune on the side, but I’m not sure it brings to game design and creativity much more than a huge waste of time and dispensable tons of plastic miniatures.
With most books and movies, one doesn’t spend much time and energy asking oneself how to read, how to watch—one just reads or watches. With games, most of the time is spent thinking of tactics, of strategy, of opponents’ psychology, which leaves little time and brain power for dealing in depth with a serious topic