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Making Great Games by Michael Thornton Wyman

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WORLD OF GOO

2D Boy, “a brave new indie game studio based in San Francisco,” are the creators of the WiiWare standout title World of Goo, which they describe in the following fashion: “World of Goo is a physics-based puzzle/construction game where you drag and drop living, squirming, talking globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to explore – but they don't know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.”

A leveled puzzle game at its core, World of Goo, released in the fall of 2008, presents a unique, inventive twist on the video game construction set mechanic. In each level players must create, ...

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