Wednesday, 17 March 2021

Classic Game Postmortem: Loom

quote [ Beginners greatly outnumber gamers. ]

Masterful presentation discussing the appeal and inspiration of approachable games.

If you're interested in another game creator's opinion, I highly suggest watching Jake Birkett's talk about how creating match-3 games for a decade works out if you respect your audience.

More Loom in extended. Thumb is Moriarty at Infocom.

  1. Here's a good making-of in text form, heavily quoting the the main link.
  2. Steve Purcell's illustrations are superior in EGA
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[by Paracetamol@2:59pmGMT]

Comments

mechavolt said @ 7:04pm GMT on 17th Mar [Score:1 Classy Pr0n]
ASK ME ABOUT LOOM
mechanical contrivance said @ 7:07pm GMT on 17th Mar
Tell me about Loom.
mechavolt said[1] @ 4:15pm GMT on 18th Mar
smoki said @ 10:59pm GMT on 17th Mar
What was your favorite moment in LOOM?
mechavolt said @ 4:18pm GMT on 18th Mar
Hard to say, but probably
mechanical contrivance said @ 6:54pm GMT on 17th Mar
I played Loom on a computer without a sound card. The pc speaker was enough.
Paracetamol said @ 3:49pm GMT on 19th Mar

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