Patrick Buckland's interest in games started young; as a teenager he made games on the Apple II and a cartridge-based console. Now CEO of Stainless Games, developing Carmageddon: Reincarnation, Buckland relates ancestral lunacy, how P.E. teachers are Nazis, and his obsession with Apollo.
How are sports created in our own image? When the global game of soccer is digitally transformed into an international hit in FIFA, the ball finds itself caught between disparate communities, economies, and goals. James Dilks charts its journey from the western coast of Africa to the cables of the First World.
The Duck, Duck, Goose model of kids games emerges in the latest entry into The Global Games Project. James Dilks explains how a South American rodent provides the basis to a simple Brazillian amusement.