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Comments on: Patent on Sanity in Video Games http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/09/08/patent-on-sanity-in-video-games/ a blog and podcast dedicated to discussing text arts forms Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:19:35 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.0.2 en Writer Response Theory 2004-2005 wrt@writerresponsetheory.org (Writer Response Theory) wrt@writerresponsetheory.org Talk Radio Comment-cast: Patent on Sanity in Video Games Comment-cast: Patent on Sanity in Video Games Writer Response Theory Writer Response Theory wrt@writerresponsetheory.org http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/iTWRT.JPG WRT: Writer Response Theory http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress 144 144 by: Jeremy Douglass http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/09/08/patent-on-sanity-in-video-games/#comment-591 Fri, 28 Oct 2005 22:57:20 +0000 http://writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/2005/09/08/patent-on-sanity-in-video-games/#comment-591 I recently saw a followup mention of this news item on <a href="http://ipfunny.blogs.com/ip_funny_intellectual_pro/2005/09/insane_software.html" rel="nofollow">IP Funny</a>, which had the interesting objection that sanity mechanics are common to many table-top role playing game designs. It would be really interesting to follow court arguments over whether RPG and videogame methods of modeling character behavior are essentially similar or essentially different methods. Deprecated: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/writerresponse/writerresponsetheory.org/wordpress/wp-includes/functions-formatting.php on line 76

I recently saw a followup mention of this news item on IP Funny, which had the interesting objection that sanity mechanics are common to many table-top role playing game designs. It would be really interesting to follow court arguments over whether RPG and videogame methods of modeling character behavior are essentially similar or essentially different methods.

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Jeremy Douglass I recently saw a followup mention of this news item on IP Funny, which had the interesting objection that sanity ... I recently saw a followup mention of this news item on IP Funny, which had the interesting objection that sanity ...