The Online Games Special Interest Group (SIG) of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) recently published their second Online Games Quarterly, which focuses on casual gaming and who the casual gamer is. Among the articles include:
- Understanding the Casual Gamer, a round-table discussion with executives from leading casual gaming companies;
- MMOG Demographics: Perspectives From Industry Insiders, another round-table discussion with representation from companies such as NCSoft (City of Heroes, Lineage II, Guild Wars) and Mythic Entertainment (Dark Age of Camelot). [Ironically, I owned the domain name guildwar.com a number of years back and sold it for about $200. I should have held out for more…]
A worthy read for anyone with a vested interest in casual gaming (as I have).