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Cheating in Videogames

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My talk at @interesting 2009. Cheating in Videogames is the way I learnt to design games, design for the web, and hack for the masses. But cheating real people is not OK. Videogames let us create mental models that we can break.

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Cheating in Videogames

  1. 1. TOBY BARNES
  2. 2. I MAKE DIGITAL THINGS.
  3. 3. MOSTLY VIDEOGAME RELATED.
  4. 4. PETER COOK, ARCHIGRAM
  5. 5. A BRIEF HISTORY OF DANCE MUSIC
  6. 6. HAN SOLO+ENGINEERING=ROLE MODEL
  7. 7. SORRY RUSSELL.
  8. 8. SORRY RUSSELL. I CHEATED.
  9. 9. A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHEATING. IN VIDEOGAMES.
  10. 10. ME, CIRCA 1983 Newmarket + £30 in 1p’s + Grandad
  11. 11. GAMESMASTER
  12. 12. THE GREY PIXEL Warren Robinett, “Adventure Game”, Atari 2600. 1979
  13. 13. HIS NAME IN LIGHTS Warren Robinett, “Adventure Game”, Atari 2600. 1979
  14. 14. 6031769 Manic Miner, 1983, Matthew Smith
  15. 15. CONTRA Konami, 1988
  16. 16. EASTER EGGS ON THE WEB Castlevania, TMNT, Half Life 2, Silent Hill, MGS, Viva Pinata, Google Reader, Digg, Facebook
  17. 17. NHL HOCKEY ’93 Glitches
  18. 18. EVE ONLINE CCP, 2007-Now
  19. 19. SO...
  20. 20. MORE GAME. NOT GETTING STUCK Rear Window
  21. 21. MORE GAME. UGC Lego Star Wars, TT Games
  22. 22. SONIC Debug Mode
  23. 23. “HACKING FOR THE MASSES”
  24. 24. BUILDING THE WEB View Source
  25. 25. SO...
  26. 26. HE WAS RIGHT & HE WAS WRONG.
  27. 27. GAMING LIFE. Nike+
  28. 28. THANKS
  29. 29. THANKS, AND SORRY. twitter.com/tobybarnes wearemudlark.com pixel-lab.co.uk
  30. 30. Picture credits • Peter Cook - Toby Barnes • Warehouse NYC - roguebantha_1138 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 40182896@N00/2223325369/sizes/o/ • Millemium Falcon - oniondeath http://www.flickr.com/photos/oniondeath/2765071978/ • Me, 1983 • Patrick Moore, Gamesmaster, Channel 4 • Advernture Game • http://static.groovymother.com/images/childsguide.jpg • Facebook, Techcrunch • Sonic, Sega • Tomb Raider, Eidos • NHL 93, EA Sports • Eve Online, CCP • Rearwindow, MGM • Lego Starwars, TT Games • Hackers, Disney • Kitten kcbanner http://www.flickr.com/photos/kcbanner/3899587158/sizes/l/ • My Grandparents • Nike+, Nike

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