The issue of “cloning” in video game production has garnered a lot of attention lately, even surfacing in the New York Times a few days ago. On a basic level, “cloning” describes a situation where the core gameplay mechanics of an original game are copied, repackaged, and sold as a different game with distinct graphics, [...]
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The Kenyan government has announced a new initiative to make one of Africa’s most prominent political and financial capitals, Nairobi, a new center for computer game development. Miami University is about to embark on that journey with them, as part of a new opportunity to study and design games abroad.
The move is well-timed, as Africa [...]