I Want it that Way (Cover)
Exit Elena (Nathan Silver, 2012)
It’s the end of the world, and you just ask questions. Stop asking so many questions or I’ll start to cry.
a short animated by yoshitaka amano and narrated by gena rowlands is this real or am i about to wake up
We are, clearly, a multi-sexed species which has its sexuality spread along a vast fluid continuum where the elements called male and female are not discrete.Andrea Dworkin
Christian Nutt: Especially nowadays, you’re seeing people who have been playing the series since the original game, and now have their own kids. They’re sharing it with their kids. It’s part of the fabric of Japanese society. How does that affect the way you approach developing these games?
Yuji Hori: My objective is to make the games intuitive and accessible for anybody. I’m the kind of person who doesn’t read the manual before playing a game, so I want to make sure the game is simple, with clear controls — but you can still have complex action and enjoy the gameplay. I wanted to include humour in the games — so the player(s) can find themselves regularly laughing-out-loud.
And so for Dragon Quest IX we included the multiplayer mode. The reason behind it was because this is a classic series, and the people who played the early Dragon Quest titles now have the chance to play with their kids — so if they have multiplayer, a son and father can now play together:
"Oh Dad, come on, we’re going this way!"