Cool! The Audio-Only Video Game

Wait.  A video game without graphics?  Stay with me because this is actually pretty cool.  From FastCoLabs:

For as long as there have been video games, there have been graphics to those games. Even the earliest text-based video games from the 1980s required graphics to be displayed on your screen–for example, the letters that made up the words. But what would happen if someone wanted to take the “video” out of video games and make users rely solely on their other senses?

That’s exactly what Marco Corradini and Alessandro Cuzzocrea at Pixel House wanted to find out, so they created an experimental game called Vanished that puts the user into a world where he has to rely on only his hearing and sense of touch to navigate the game.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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