But all the rumors and BS that circulated on tech websites for nearly two years might have been a good thing: It got us talking about science, design, materials, and innovation in ways that we usually don't.
That players have choices is considered one of the medium's exciting traits, but I always struggled a little bit to connect to games that have that kind of openness—am I playing a character, or am I being me?
A few years ago, I asked a pregnant friend what she'd do if her baby was born fugly. "I'd want people to lie," she said. "I'd want people to tell me she's the most beautiful baby in the world." Isn't that rather meaningless?
There is a world to come where Google Glasses will exist as a popular game platform. These will turn out to be just popular enough to ensure that Google Glass never gets to be useful and will never be able to give you a good look at the real world.
I'm a shitty model. I book the shitty jobs. I'll occasionally book a huge print ad that supplies me with enough money to support my coke habit for at least a few months. I'm kidding of course. My salary disappears into designer clothes and therapist appoi…