The Future Of Virtual Worlds – Will Wright: Toys that make worlds

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Will Wright, creator of the Sims and Simcity, talks about and shows off his new game, Spore, where you control everything from single celled organisms up to whole universes. And it looks like fun. The editing tools are generations away from Second Life’s. Imagine controlling the coast line of your island by altering the CO2 balance in the atmosphere so the sea level rises? Or altering it so much that runaway warming sets in and turns the whole thing to molten lava?

And the creatures are cute too.

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~ by slconceptual on November 16, 2007.

One Response to “The Future Of Virtual Worlds – Will Wright: Toys that make worlds”

  1. […] The Future Of Virtual Worlds blog pointed me to this video. Will’s Mr Simcity, and he’s talking about the ‘new thing’ for them, Spore, which seems to allow you to control the universe from the bottom up. Something for every catspaw in your life. […]

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