Despite my love for the old skool Super Mario Brothers and Zelda, I never stopped to think about the importance of preserving the code and creative inspirations behind the games. Video gaming has changed a lot since the days of the early Nintendo – and so has the thinking behind the importance of preserving the doodles, sketches and early coding iterations of video game creators. Through oral history interviews, UT Professor Megan Winget is researching what is important to coders when preserving video gaming code creation. Part of her project will involve creating a repository to store all the important information that goes into creation of a video game. [Read more at BBC news]
Shout out to Megan!