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Will Wright springs surprise GDC talk

Monday, 15th March 2010 11:54 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Will Wright

With practically the last session of the event, Sims and Spore creator Will Wright surprised attendees at GDC by doing a talk at the event.

The event was already organised, but under the alias of “Phaedrus” just in case he couldn’t do it.

During the session, he talked about the industry as a whole, but also the entertainment business as a whole, stating he’s seeing the problems the games industry is going through as an observer.

“Perspectives are more valuable than solutions,” said Wright.

He also talked about his feelings after founding new studio Stupid Fun Club in April last year, which has three projects in the pipeline.

“I feel like in my career I’m swinging back towards the experimental.”

He also showed some slides of Hello Kitty and M&Ms. God knows what they were there for, though.

Thanks 1UP & Gama.

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3 Comments

  1. blackdreamhunk

    see now here is a “real” gaming legend! I bet he unders pc gaming and pc gamers than a lot of the other game devs out there.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. cookiejar

    Is this guy still with Maxis?
    Im confused with all of EA’s studios.

    I just want a new Sim City! Societies was nothing compared to Sim City 4.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. ryn.x

    I think he left EA last year, although could be wrong on that.

    #3 5 years ago

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