Author: the_handy_vandal

Stone Story RPG uses text-based animation

Stone Story is an RPG with clever text-based ascii animations, combining old-school visual style with current-day gameplay. From the developer:
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Generating fantasy maps

Martin O’Leary has created an excellent Fantasy Map Generator — and shared the source code! I wanted to make maps
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Hook

I have not played Hook, but it looks interesting: Via Rock Paper Shotgun: The idea is that each level gives
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MAME going open-source

Happy news for MAME developers. Gamasutra reports that MAME is going open source to be a “learning tool for developers.”
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Creating bacterial ‘fight clubs’ to discover new drugs

“Creating bacterial “fight clubs” is an effective way to find new drugs from natural sources.” That is the conclusion of
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Verigames: verify software by playing games

Play games to help defend — or at least debug — your nation. Formal Verification is the process of rigorously
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Turn your screen into a playable Super Mario level

Desktop application Screentendo allows you to capture an image of your screen, and export the image as a playable Super
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Zuckerberg on games and programming

In a recent online Q&A, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talked about playing games as a kid, and growing up to
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JetCapsule

The JetCapsule — a luxury micro-yacht from Lazzarini Design — should be in a game: Now is that James Bond
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Do Fruit Flies Have Emotions?

“For us, that’s a big step beyond just casually intuiting that a fly fleeing a visual threat must be ‘afraid,’
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