Raph gets emo.

Raph Koster's speech at the Worlds In Motion summit at GDC takes a hard look at what we're doing and where he thinks we should be in the online games industry.

At the 2008 Worlds in Motion Summit, Areae co-founder Raph Koster decided to be a little cynical. He showed photos of Club Penguin, and glamorous Second Life characters with torn jeans -- and then followed them with unsettling slides of Darfur and Haiti.

"I look at what we do and I say, god damn, we're kind of irrelevant," Koster said, pointing out the schism between virtual reality and the real world we know.

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[Via Worlds in Motion]

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016