Manuscripts/Mixed Material Idea for Contact video game
About this Item
- 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
- Online Format
- online text
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Sagan, Carl. Idea for Contact video game. 1983. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000101/. (Accessed January 17, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Sagan, C. (1983) Idea for Contact video game. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000101/.
MLA citation style:
Sagan, Carl. Idea for Contact video game. 1983. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cosmos000101/>.