April 20, 2009

Why not Bil Keane?

ballardhighrise028.jpg J.G. Ballard, 1930-2009.

“Later, as he sat on his balcony eating the dog, Dr Robert Laing reflected on the unusual events that had taken place within this huge apartment building during the previous three months.”

That's the opening line from my favorite Ballard novel, High Rise. I always thought it would make a great film (better than Crash at the least). Today it occurred to me that, properly handled, it could also be the basis for that breakthrough narrative video game we've been searching for.

Posted by Daniel Radosh

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