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From a small Acorn to 37 billion chips: ARM's ascent to tech superpower

An interview with Sophie Wilson, who invented the ARM instruction set.

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How one phone call saved a tiny new studio and gave the world System Shock 2

20 years later, Irrational Games co-founders Ken Levine and Jonathan Chey on the immersive sim's rollercoaster development.

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On two decades of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

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The underground story of Cobra, the 1980s’ illicit handmade computer

In their poor, Communist country, Romania's computer curious built an underground industry.

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How are microchips made, anyway?

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The history of the strategy game

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Per Aspera Ad Astra

The deep and surprising roots of 4X games.

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How I Became An RPG Map Artist

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Zork And The Z-Machine

Bringing The Mainframe To 8-bit Home Computers

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Inside the work to get Doom on the Super Nintendo

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A Very Brief History of Gamebooks (up to 1979)

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How capitalism killed one of the best video game studios

Spoiler: it's about Valve

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How YouTube let's plays are preserving video game history

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Retro Games with Shameless Product Placement

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Exploring Our Stories & Decolonizing Games

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The complete history of Fallout

Who knew the end of the world could be so full of life?

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Developing Compelling Game Narratives

Tips from Sam Barlow — Her Story

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Fallout Shack

Architecture of The Wasteland

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Redesigning the Tabletop: Queering Dungeons and Dragons

A scholarly take on the matter.

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EverQuest is 20 years old, and people are still playing

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The making of Quake 2

Tim Willits explains how the classic id shooter came to be.

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How games whitewash Nazism, and the responsibility developers have to history

Through the Darkest of Times devs explore the industry's dangerous failure when it comes to depicting fascism

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Little Wars

How HG Wells created hobby war gaming

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Machinima is a good reminder of just how disposable the internet is

"None of our digital goods or digital communities will last forever."

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Q2VKPT: the first playable game that is entirely raytraced

An intriguing graphics experiment.

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