These same thoughts

April 15th, 2018

I barely attended the Game Developers Conference this year. Instead, I used my time in and around San Francisco to look for inspiration. I went to dusty old bars and museums, I even went to a psychic – which was strangely enjoyable and fun. Of all the places I visited one stood out – the Winchester Mystery House. An odd place with an incredible story behind it, and in many ways a perfect analogy for what I am trying to create with Overlook Trail.

I found these Shakespeare quotes on a pair of stained glass windows at the Winchester mansion. It is a curious pair and no one seems to know what they meant to the owner. I have looked at the source material and it doesn’t make sense to me, but I enjoy thinking about it. Photography wasn’t permitted, so I drew this picture based on the original.

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Indie game designer & artist, co founder of @MediocreGames (PinOut, Does not Commute, Smash Hit, Beyondium, Granny Smith, Sprinkle). Making Overlook Trail.