Archives: October 2007
Fri Oct 26, 2007
Games more like reality, reality more like games
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Wed Oct 24, 2007
Guy Debord's 'Game of War'
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Struggling with code and making assumptions.
I read Cliffski's Mumblings regularly because Cliff is a good example of a solitary developer struggling against the giants like EA and Ubisoft, and successfully carving a niche for himself, by making games that people enjoy even if they don't have 2 million lines of code. However, I couldn't resist quoting his latest posting as an example of Axel Stockburger's comments on the assumptions made in simulations. More...
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Mon Oct 22, 2007
Zerogamer: what are games and simulations really about?
Furtherfield are holding an exhibition, Zero Gamer, as part of the London Games Festival this week. I haven't been yet, but the catalogue notes make a very succinct statement about the nature of simulation.
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Wed Oct 17, 2007
4tb drives by 2011
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Mon Oct 08, 2007
Simulation of crowd movements during the Haj
Having just come back from a short visit to Saudi Arabia, I was intrigued by a simulation of crowd movements in Mecca during the Haj, conducted with software from the Swiss company Savannah Simulations. More...
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