Tutorial Tuesday! Video Game Development 101 Lesson 1 – The Evolution and Rediscovery of Play

By | March 1, 2016

This is actually a lesson, not a tutorial. But for the word “lesson” there are no opportunities for day-related alliteration. So…

This is a presentation I gave at a SUNY symposium. It’s all about how evolution devised play as a mechanism for initializing and promoting desired behaviors.

Eagle-eyed observers will note that there are gaps in my 101 videos. I’m working on it…


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