Prototype for the Point 1 – Ben Miller

For the prototype with the Point, a subject I would like to play with is the small divides in perception and experience that we take for granted. This has come up recently around the subject of gender, but is at play in most scenarios where multiple narratives might applied to a situation, like the American political process. A game that has played with elements of perception is the recently released “Fingered”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xha1c3K_afI

The game works like a digital version of guess who, with you picking suspects out of a lineup based on witness testimony. But the witness’s personality and prejudices begin to creep into the accounts, so you have to try and ascertain the truth while being aware of potential misinformation. I would like to potentially explore a similar space, looking at how our own bias’s and perceptions control us, knowingly or not.

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