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Who Will Rule? The Secrets of Seed's Player-Created Groups

Who Will Rule? The Secrets of Seed's Player-Created Groups

At the end of April, a discussion took place on a private channel on the Seed Discord server between eleven group leaders and spokespeople, to discuss their plans - as well as  their opinions of each other. And while the group conversation started cordially enough, rifts and secret plots soon emerged.

What Principles of Justice Should Seed Players Choose Before the Game Goes Live?

What Principles of Justice Should Seed Players Choose Before the Game Goes Live?

Although Seed is yet to have an official launch date, the Seed Discord server has attracted a thriving community of members, whose enthusiasm for the game’s progress has left the development team in awe, as would-be players avidly discuss the game features they most want to see, and even join player-created factions with competing plans to colonize the new world, the very moment that they can.

Lawrence Lessig On What MMOs Can Teach Us About Real Life Politics

Lawrence Lessig On What MMOs Can Teach Us About Real Life Politics

Lawrence Lessig is a Harvard Law professor and a lifelong advocate for government reform; he’s argued a case before the Supreme Court, and for a brief time in 2015, even ran for President. Now, however, he’s taking on an unlikely task: Help design a video game.

Spiritual Expression in a Single-Shard Virtual World

Spiritual Expression in a Single-Shard Virtual World

The possibility of religious and spiritual expression in the world of Seed has been brought up by some members of the player community, and whether it would be player-created or designed into the game as an official feature. While it's still uncertain whether it will become an official gameplay mechanic, it's likely religious belief will arise simply due to Seed's unique server architecture as an MMO.

What is “Context”?

Seed "Context" is about discovering more about the space in which Seed belongs within gaming, simulations, and society as a whole. A place to learn more about virtual worlds and the ideas that inspire the developers to do what they do.

The content will be lead by writer and online worlds specialist, Wagner James Au, bringing his expert knowledge in the subject to this platform.