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Will Wright talks imagination stimulation at Skirball
- Alexandra Bolen for Washington Square News February 18th, 2010
- Source: http://nyunews.com/2010/02/17/18sims/print/
Last night, NYU's Games for Learning Institute hosted a presentation by "The Sims" creator Wright, at the Skirball Center.
Katherine Isbister, associate professor of digital media at NYU-Poly, is on the board of [Games for Learning Institute]. She has worked with Wright in creating art pieces for the online Sims' Gallery.
"Wright's games are really well suited to learning," Isbister said. "They encourage the player to explore the boundaries of a system and think about how it works. In a way, it is teaching this scientific method just through game play.