Manuscripts/Mixed Material Idea for Contact video game

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Sagan, Carl
Dates 1983
Language English
Subjects ['Manuscripts']
Contact : A Novel
Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Ideas Riding
Sagan, Carl
Study and Teaching
Video Games
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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