yeah, cilantro wrote:Oblique strategies are not necessarily a source of inspiration per se, but useful as a way out of creative ruts:
Yeah, I've kind of loved these ever since I discovered them. Brian Eno is great! Haven't ever used them in anger though...
yeah, cilantro wrote:A similar game-specific thing is Jesse Schell's deck of lenses: http://artofgamedesign.com/cards/ adapted from his very nice book on game design.
I'm reading (almost finished in fact) this book at the moment. Sometimes I find his writing/influences a little grating, but I've been pleasantly surprised by how much useful and interesting insight it contains.