Quotations: Raph Kosler

"Games thus far have not really worked to extend our understanding of ourselves. Instead games have primarily been an arena where human behavior - often in its crudest, most primitive form - is put on display.

There is a crucial difference between games portraying the human condition and the human condition merely existing within games. The latter is interesting in an academic sense, but it is unsurprising. The human condition manifests anywhere. We may come to better understanding of ourselves by examining our relationship to games, but for games to truly step up to the plate, they need to provide us with insights to ourselves."
[ Raph Kosler, A Theory of Fun ]

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