Deus Ex / System Shock Creator Thinks NFTs Are A Bad Idea
You know, those weird digital receipts vaguely attached to the horrendous images of monkeys and primates that people have spent millions of dollars on over the last year or so. Well, so far it seems that many have gone further Warren Spector is here to remind us all that they are still very ridiculous and a waste of time. To which I say: Thank you.
Spector, co-creator and designer of many beloved computer games. including god out, recently sat down and talked to VentureBeat about his career and future. And he really didn’t mince words about how he felt, telling the outlet that the whole concept was just “ridiculous”.
“That’s where I’m going to have trouble,” Spector said. VentureBeat. “I’m literally going to make people give me hell for what I’m about to say, but I really don’t think I care. NFTs are ridiculous.”
He continued by explaining that he didn’t understand why anyone would want to “get on that bandwagon.” He also said that the idea of people owning virtual goods that can be unlimited and inConstantly reproducing was a bad idea, casting doubt on who would think otherwise.
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When it comes to thinking about digital, all-encompassing metaverse with virtual reality and the Internet, Spector wasn’t so quick to dismiss it or call it a bad idea. However, he said that he just didn’t like the concept, adding that he gave up social media a few years ago and that the metaverse feels like more than that. Although he acknowledged that the metaverse could one day happen, especially in big companies how to pour buckets of money into Facebook.
“Sure, the metaverse, maybe someday,” Spector said. “Bit’s honest, it will be long after I’m gone. I’m glad about it. I like living in the real world”.
If you want to know more about Spector’s thoughts about the metaverse and its future game, check the full VentureBeat survey.