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Does "The City" mean New York City, or city more generally?

A topic by JoshGrams created 87 days ago Views: 125 Replies: 3
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Does "The City" mean New York City, or city more generally? Looking at some interviews etc., it sounds like you're mostly inspired specifically by New York, and I can't tell if you were intending to extend that to the theme of the jam.


I'm proposing this jam in terms of the idea of the 'City' more broadly than just NYC.   For example, Thief's world is set in a place only known as 'The City' and you definitely get that urban vibe from those games - it feels like a mix of medieval / Victorian London and maybe even Boston since it was designed in the greater Boston area.

I'm inspired by New York because I live here and gladly let it influence my work, but all the cities I've visited, one way or another, have seeped into my subconscious and influence my practice.  

TLDR: cities more generally!

So is it constricted to a modern times rendition of a modern urban scape or could it be some warpy fantasy city with modern elements as well?


It could be a warpy fantasy city with modern elements, absolutely.