Raph Koster talks metaverse design
by Colin Campbell, Monday, September 25, 2023
Raph Koster is one of gaming’s most renowned designers of online play worlds, like Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies. As author of the highly influential book A Theory of Fun for Game Design, he’s a sought-after commentator on the state of gaming.
Koster is currently CEO of Playable Worlds, a company with a mission statement of building “living worlds where there’s space for everyone to play their own way and create their own stories”. In a recently published GDC interview, Koster gave a fascinating insight into his views about the current and future state of metaverse gaming.