The natural beauty of digital games
by Csongor Baranyai

Like the garden with the plan
The plan grows with the garden.
(Bertolt Brecht: Garden in progress)

It’s the garden’s fault.

Since I have been walking around in the new garden of delights, observing its growth and killing plants, my ever-present fascination with the development process of digital games leads me to inspiring insights. A new garden always means new discoveries, so here I am.

We’ve known that “our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical in nature,” since Lakoff and Johnson’s Life…

Csongor Baranyai

game designer / narrative designer / academic (

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