The critic has to educate the public. The artist has to educate the critic.
This year, for the first time, I participated in the annual Game Chef design contest. I enjoyed the process very much, largely because the theme – “A different audience” – led me on a very unexpected design path that has resulted in what I believe is one of my most important pieces of writing in recent history. There will be more about that product in another post. Right now I want to discuss the last step I have just completed as an entrant: the peer reviews. Continue reading