|A State of the Art bit of kit in the 80s...|
We're talking a long time ago. A long, long time ago.
It's fair to say this was something of a revelation. Like living in the Truman Show and suddenly realising you could burst through the sky and find a whole new universe. Untrammelled creativity. Whether, Scribblenauts when a simple word can conjure any object you desire, or Skyrim, where you build yourself and your quest from the outside in.
The more I thought about it, the more I think gaming and writing go together like apple pie and custard. For writers, they provide valuable lessons in how to immerse someone in the story you're creating. So what lessons have I learnt in the 24 hours since I first disposed of my gaming virginity?