more than 500 pages? (intensely off-topic)

Ian W. Riddell iwriddell at
Fri Feb 7 09:21:46 EST 2003

>>I can't think of a slow game that unfolds gorgeously. Maybe I 
>>should make one.
>the japanese seem to have more of a grip on this than americans do. 
>final fantasy x (PS2) is a wonder. right now i'm playing a game 
>called xenosaga (also PS2) that is unfolding slowly but 
>interestingly, but it sort of cheats because it has almost excessive 
>use of non-interactive movies in it (i clocked one at 45 minutes, 
>for example.)

What about Myst and Riven?


Fairy tales are not true--fairy tales are important, and they are not 
true, they are more than true. Not because they tell us that dragons 
exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be defeated.
G.K. Chesterton

Ian W. Riddell
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