Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn

Imagine the Sims or Rollercoaster Tycoon. Except without the sims themselves or the houses  or the coasters or anything but landscape. You’re staring at a landscape and you can manipulate how it will develop, but you’re not moving trees or placing coaster tracks from a mouse or menu, you’re playing a melody that will dictate the fate of that environment. With a MIDI controller you can choose to play consonant melodies or chords to grow trees and bring life to the landscape or play with dissonance to burn it all down. There is no objective, no end, no story, there is no right or wrong; you can can build a forest and burn it down and never lose a point. We’re hoping to assemble this via a DIY wooden MIDI controller with cooper plate keys/switches, an Arduino, Unity 3D and a projector. Because, and Alfred said it best, some men […]