by Don Wilder | 12 May 2023
The Bloom Report
Alright, POP folks, fasten your seatbelts and hold onto your joysticks – we're embarking on another playful journey into the land of toys and games. This time, we're armed with a treasure trove of ten quotable nuggets from some of the most creative minds in the industry. So, let's get this playtime party started!
"Designing a game is like crafting a symphony – every piece must work harmoniously to create a beautiful, engaging experience." - Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda
"A great toy is like a good book. It opens up an array of possibilities and lets the imagination soar." - Mark Johnson, founder of Marble Genius
"Games are the most elevated form of investigation. Every move, every decision, is a leap into a universe of possibilities." - Eric Lang, game designer of Blood Rage
"Toys are the seeds from which the tree of creativity grows. Nourish them well, and watch imagination bloom." - Pleasant Rowland, founder of American Girl
"In the world of games, the most important rule is this: There are no rules. Let your creativity guide you." - Markus Persson, creator of Minecraft
"Toys can be stepping stones, guiding children towards a world filled with creativity, knowledge, and joy." - H. Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies
"Inventing a toy isn't just about creating a plaything. It's about giving birth to joy, laughter, and wonder." - Patricia Kislevitz, co-creator of Colorforms
"Games are not just about winning or losing. They are the journey, the laughter, and the shared memories created along the way." - Reiner Knizia, prolific board game designer
"The magic of toys is that they allow us to step into different worlds, explore various roles, and ultimately discover more about ourselves." - Debra Sterling, founder of GoldieBlox
"In the realm of toys and games, we don't grow older, we level up. And every level is a celebration of curiosity, imagination, and the joy of discovery." - Will Wright, creator of The Sims
And there you have it POP Friends – 10 pearls of wisdom from the masters of play themselves. Whether you're a casual gamer, an avid toy collector, or someone with a soft spot for the magic of play, remember that toys and games are not just objects or pastimes. They're portals to worlds of imagination, joy, and endless possibilities. So, go ahead, pick up that toy, start that game, and let the adventure begin!
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