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Computer Games / "Massively Multi-Playing" / Blackman Interview #704584

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 02, 2002
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(No location given: Rachel Brady‡) On-line computer "massively multi-playing" games examined; game excerpts, including "EverQuest", shown. [Games fanatic Richard BAILEY†- says he may play for 48 hours straight; explains he plays to meet people.] [Sony online entertainment John SMEDLEY†- talks about EverQuest players.] [Three EverQuest PLAYERS - talk about the game.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with "Star Wars Galaxies" producer Haden Blackman† about the appeal of the computer games. [From San Francisco, BLACKMAN - outlines the lure of the game, including the social interaction of playing on-line with thousands of people at once; talks about the multi-million-dollar cost of the development of each game; says the audience is basically hardcore gamers, predominantly men; explains the fee & marketing system.]

Reporter(s):
Brady, Rachel;
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:10:00

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