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Outside the Box: The David Perry Project

Posted Feb 27, 2007 by Jon Wood

Outside the Box: The David Perry Project

This week, in Garrett Fuller's Outside the Box column, he takes a look at the recent Acclaim announcement that they would be holding a game design contest that could see an average gamer hold the title of Director on an unannounced MMOG.

This week Outside the Box is short and on the fly. With the NY Comic Convention articles still in my head and not on the site, clearly I have more work to do for you guys, so let's just jump right in.

This weekend, a press release caught my attention that I thought was definitely something new. In the age of reality TV where anyone can be a star, Dave Perry from Acclaim is bringing that type of competition to the video game market.

Dave has set up a contest where players from the community can enter and become selected as part of the design team for the Top Secret MMOG project. As the game goes through the process of development, one person will eventually be named the winner and get the title of Director. They will see the new MMOG throughout its development cycle and eventually win royalties when the game is released!

Read the whole article here.
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