Items tagged cool

Ultima Ratio Regum 0.8 Released

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Using Game Design to Make Virtual Events More Social

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Roguelike Celebration 2020

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Socialism’s DIY Computer

The Galaksija computer was a craze in 1980s Yugoslavia, inspiring thousands of people to build versions in their own homes. The idea behind them was simple – to make technology available to everyone.

Tags: cool, obscure, hardware, history

Gunpei Yokoi – Inventing the Game and Watch

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My 10 Year Game Development Journey

Things are different in the Philippines (via micro.blog).

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The polygons of Doom: PSX

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A history of Simlish, the language that defined The Sims

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The Lie That Helped Build Nintendo

The story of a man, a lie, a video game handheld, and a business empire.

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Papers, Please

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World of Goo

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Text By Procedure

A short history of procedurally generated text, which both humans and computers have had a hand in making throughout history.

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BBSes: Partying Online Like It’s 1989

While the Internet would eventually bring computer-based telecommunications to the masses, by the late 1980s more tech-savvy individuals were already meeting new people and having all sorts of discussions ‘on-line’ – and in some cases had been for almost a decade. While most of them were adults, plenty of them were children, and some of those would become life-long friends.While the Internet would eventually bring computer-based telecommunications to the masses, by the late 1980s more tech-savvy individuals were already meeting new people and having all sorts of discussions ‘on-line’ – and in some cases had been for almost a decade. While most of them were adults, plenty of them were children, and some of those would become life-long friends.

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Great moments in PC gaming: Fighting mecha Hitler in Wolfenstein 3D

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Apex Legends updates less to maintain dev quality of life

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Developing Compelling Game Narratives

Tips from Sam Barlow — Her Story

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Building a 'homebrew' video game console

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Q2VKPT: the first playable game that is entirely raytraced

An intriguing graphics experiment.

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Smarter Than I: Angelina and automated games design

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Creating a (Non-Trivial) Lisp Game in 2018

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Itchio outshines Steam by staying small and weird

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Designing 2D graphics in the Japanese industry

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Even a decade in, GOG doesn't want to try and be the Steam-slayer

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How the World of Warcraft community rallied to save this modder in need

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