Manuscripts/Mixed Material Idea for Contact video game
Contact : A Novel
Study and Teaching
- Idea for Contact video game
- Contributor Names
- Sagan, Carl (Author)
- Subject Headings
- - Astronomy
- - Sagan, Carl
- - Science--Study and teaching
- - Astronomy--Study and teaching
- - Contact : a novel
- - Ideas riding
- - Extraterrestrial intelligence
- - Video games
- - Manuscripts
- - In this document, Carl Sagan considers how to create a video game that could teach astronomy "in a context as exciting as most violent video games." The game would involve helping galactic civilizations develop while avoiding destroying themselves. He suggests the game could be a tie-in to his novel Contact. From Carl Sagan's "ideas riding" files, a play on "ideas writing." These files contain a running set of initial concepts for various writing projects.
- Dimensions in inches: 11 x 8 1/2
- Source Collection
- The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive
- Manuscript Division
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