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'Critical Path' developer documentary to feature an all-star cast


Developer documentary "Critical Path" to feature an all-star cast.

Critical Path, an "open documentary" project headed by Los Angeles-based entertainment group Artifact, will feature some of the world's most influential game developers and writers discussing the philosophy of game design, according to the project's teaser trailer.

The ongoing project has been in production for around two years and is comprised of interview segments broken into small clips. Viewers can watch these industry visionaries talk about the "the art, philosophy, politics and psychology of video games":

  • Chris Hecker
  • Cliff Bleszinski
  • Clint Hocking
  • David Cage
  • David Jones
  • David Littman
  • Denis Dyack
  • Frank Lantz
  • Greg Zeschuk
  • Hideo Kojima
  • Ian Bogost
  • Jason Rohrer
  • Jenova Chen
  • John Carmack
  • Jordan Mechner
  • Joseph Staten
  • Kellee Santiago
  • Ken Levine
  • Nolan Bushnell
  • Peter Molyneux
  • Raph Koster
  • Ray Muzyka
  • Rhianna Pratchett
  • Richard Garriott
  • Richard Hilleman
  • Rob Pardo
  • Rod Humble
  • Sid Meier
  • Stig Asmussen
  • Susan Wu
  • Tim Schafer
  • Toby Gard
  • Todd Howard
  • Toru Iwatani
  • Warren Spector
  • Will Wright
  • Yoshinori Ono

Viewer feedback will have an impact on future interviews, and a full-length documentary film and mobile application are expected soon.

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