Mirrors

ZYZYGY Inspiration Part 3: From “The Glass Bead Game” to ZYZYGY

Finally, we conclude our series on the inspiration leading to Zyzygy. The following quotes and comments represent my final observations from Hermann Hesse’s book that have lead over the years to the innovation of the Glass Bead Game named Zyzygy. View Part 1 and Part 2 for the full commentary. “That name,… [the Glass Bead Game]… which for many… Read more »

Geometry

ZYZYGY Inspiration Part 2: From “The Glass Bead Game” to ZYZYGY

This post is a continuation from our series on the inspiration leading to the playable glass bead game, Zyzygy, based on Herman Hesse’s novel, Magister Ludi The Glass Bead Game. As the inventor of Zyzygy, I am sharing commentary in three parts–presented below in italics–on my utilization of the ideas of Hesse to build this game. If… Read more »

ZYZYGY Inspiration Part 1: From “The Glass Bead Game” to ZYZYGY

Zyzygy is designed in sympathy with the detailed and contemplative descriptions of the spirit and intention of the Game as described by Herman Hesse in his novel, Magister Ludi The Glass Bead Game. As the inventor of Zyzygy, I would like to share commentary on my utilization of the ideas of Hesse to build this… Read more »