Links van 9 december 2013 tot 13 december 2013

Grunt for People Who Think Things Like Grunt are Weird and Hard via reddit.comGrunt is one of those fancy newfangled things that all the cool kids seem to be using but at first glance feels strange and intimidating. I hear you. This article is for you. YouTube – Elite: Dangerous Progress Diary 09 Alpha Phase […]

Links van 3 december 2013 tot 5 december 2013

Twitter Is About To Officially Launch Retargeted Ads | TechCrunchThe secret sauce of Twitter’s retargeting is the use of your account as a cross-device identity layer, allowing it to target ads on mobile based on where you’ve been on the web. King James ProgrammingPosts generated by a Markov chain trained on the King James Bible […]

Links van 5 november 2013 tot 7 november 2013

www.gootechnologies.comWhether you're a designer who likes creative freedom, or a hardcore coder pushing the limits of the web, Goo gives you the tools to create amazing web visuals in your own way and without limitations. Goo Create and Goo Engine are specially designed to make your creation process as simple and smooth as possible without […]

Links van 1 november 2013 tot 2 november 2013

fabiensanglard.net/doom3_documentation/DOOM-3-BFG-Technical-Note.pdfThis technical note describes some of the performance issues encountered during the development of DOOM 3 BFG. The Strange and Mysterious History of the Ouija Board | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian MagazineThe real history of the Ouija board is just about as mysterious as how the “game” works. Ouija historian Robert Murch has been […]

Links van 30 november 2012 tot 22 december 2012

48fps: how we accidentally invented Impressionist filmmaking | The Verge ForumsWatching Journey, it's clear that widespread adoption of High Frame Rate filmmaking would cause even greater issues. This isn't simply a matter of relearning how to do wardrobe, how to build a set, and how to light a scene. Acting is an entirely different matter […]

Links van 5 september 2012 tot 29 november 2012

corsix-th – Open source clone of Theme Hospital – Google Project HostingThis project aims to reimplement the game engine of Theme Hospital, with the capability of loading assets including graphics and levels from the original game. Revenge of the Reality-Based Community | The American ConservativeI know that it’s unattractive and bad form to say “I told […]

Games die *ik* wil spelen

De kinderen zijn tegenwoordig Skyrim aan het spelen, en nog altijd Minecraft, en ook wel Singstar. Ik heb het al járen gehad met switch shoppers twitch shooters [autocorrect, een gemak als het werkt] en dingen, en eigenlijk ook wel met dingen mij teveel doen nadenken.  Wat mij wreed content maakt van XCOM Enemy Unknown: turn by […]

Links van 31 juli 2012 tot 8 augustus 2012

No-Hook Nation: Why Is It So Hard to Find a Place to Hang Our Stuff? – Karen Loew – The AtlanticWhen planning rooms, designers often overlook or choose to omit the simple amenity that would keep coats, purses, and laptop bags from ending up on the floor. Why? Gamasutra – Features – 1500 Archers on […]

Ah getver, tot zover speelavond

Met het begin van de Gentse Feesten en Sandra die vanavond naar vriendinnen moest en alles, helemaal vergeten: we gingen een traditie maken van zaterdagavond boardgames spelen! Vorige week was het Small World, en dat wil ik eigenlijk nog wel eens doen, maar  Kingdom Builder zou ook wel eens een optie kunnen zijn (hey, Spiel […]

Links van 30 mei 2012 tot 13 juni 2012

Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER MagazineParasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them? I’ve been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result. : gamingI've been playing the same game of […]

Links van 19 april 2012 tot 22 april 2012

IBNIZIBNIZ is a virtual machine designed for extremely compact low-level audiovisual programs. The leading design goal is usefulness as a platform for demoscene productions, glitch art and similar projects. Mainsteam software engineering aspects are considered totally irrelevant. IBNIZ stands for Ideally Bare Numeric Impression giZmo. The name also refers to Gottfried Leibniz, the 17th-century polymath […]