The Greatest WarNeanderthal 0 - 1 Homo Sapiens Why?
Meet Wilma Wilma: 43k years old.Occupation: Hunter AND Gatherer
Homo sapiens FTWThe first division of work:- men hunt- women gather
Skills- M – To hunt you need astrong and precise arm =>better hand-eye coordinationGames: Shooters, Car games- F – To gather you needgreat micro-managementskills and a lot of patienceGames: Farmville, TreasureHunting
Risk- M – They dont see so muchthe potential negative thingsthat can happen. Theyembrace competition.Games: Sports and wargames, hardcore multiplayergames.- F – They preffer more safetyGames: Like ANY gamedeveloped for women
Empathy- M – Much less empathytowards strangers.Games: Shooters, MMORPG.- F – Care. Raising babies.Games: The Sims, PetSociety
Group interaction- M – Complex strategies ofgroup collaboration.Games: eRepublik,MMORPG, PC MultiplayerGames.- F – Communication is useda lot.Games: Social games forwomen developed aroundsocial networks.
Territory- M – Focus on defendinglarge territory, explore andconquer. We use maps.Games: Risk, Civilization,Age of Empires.- F – Focus on making it nicerand cleaner.Games: MyShops,CafeWorld, ItGirl
There is still a lof of available space for hunters in social gaming!
Why do we play with others?- to increase our chances of survival- to show off => better rank in our tribe- because only by collaborationcivilizations may appear
We all want to play- to get know how- for training- for a place in our tribes ranking
Conclusions- Be proud for working in gaming- Make it Social, no Single Player Games- Get your know your audience and theirbehaviour
Thanks! George Lemnaru twitter: george_lemnaruemail: firstname.lastname@example.org