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You Dont Know What You Really Want What Gamers Dont Know About What They Like About Video Games www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 2 Who am I? Andrew Mayer Ive been designing all kinds of Games for 16 Years - Original Producer/Designer on Petz - Creative Director at Cartoon Network Online - Original designer for HeroCard game - Casual Games www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 3 Im a HUGE GAME GEEK - I Learned a lot about designing games by playing them. - Starting with my Atari 800 - I learned more by making them. -P-Playing games wont teach you everything you need - And it wont teach you why people like them. Who am I? www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 4 Its all good. - There are developers who dont know this stuff - Companies spend millions of dollars trying to make you happy - And it works! - The industry is getting bigger every year. www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 5 www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] What is a Player? - Someone who plays games (of course). - When they turn the game off, its over. - They dont think about games outside of the game. Slide 6 www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] What is a Gamer? - Someone who loves to play games. - People who talk about the games they play. - People who think about games when theyre not playing them. Slide 7 www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Players and Gamers are a lot alike - Both have the same instincts when theyre playing. - Theyre passionate about the game - And theyre trying to figure out how to win. - When they love it, they play it a lot. Slide 8 - Players like games, just not Gamer games. - They care more about THE SIMS, then SPORE. - The #1 PC GAME RIGHT NOW is Nancy Drew: The Phantom Of Venice. - The industry always wants to make $$$ by selling people as much stuff as they can. Players and Gamers are different www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 9 What Gamers Say - You can learn a lot from a Gamer - Most Gamers describe the things they like in pretty similar ways. - Except for you of course. - You are special and different. www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 10 This is cool. - Cool is how you feel when things are going smoothly. - You know what youre doing and get how it works. - The game isnt getting in the way of you playing it. What Gamers Say www.andrewpmayer.com [You dont know what you really want.] Slide 11