“November 2nd could be the start of a timeline where we’re the first entertainment medium denied first amendment protection,”
“We spent 20 years trying to convince people that we were cooltrying to show them just how cool games were … and we won. But we need to get past not wanting to let other people in the club. We won, and we feel bad about it.”
“When your grandmother and little sister are playing games, it’s harder for people to look at it as a way to make political points.” – Warren Spector, Junction Point boss
Spector definitely has a point about the political benefits of bringing in a wider audience. The industry is not there yet but I think it will get there at some point.