Posts on June 2011

Archivists Help Give "L.A. Noire" its Flavor

L.A. Noire game cover

An article on KCET.org describes how researchers of the newly-released video game L.A. Noire used library and archive materials to inspire ideas for the game, from using old photography and maps to inspire the visuals, to scouring old newspapers for real-life crime stories that inspired the plots in the game.

Top Games - Month of May 2011

Here are our games for the month of May. For the first time, one of our board games (Settlers of Catan) tied for 11th in our top games list. And clearly the end of the Winter term hasn't deterred the Smashers and Starcraft fans from getting their practice in.

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