While I don’t consider myself to be an avid video gamer, what I find most interesting about the media genre is the story, visual, and audio craft. Depending on the medium, whether it is a console or handheld device, I am interested in the defamiliarization that developers strive to achieve with their gamecraft. When I […]
Whatever happened to text-based games? It seems that as our gaming consoles become more and more powerful we are more apt to forget gaming’s past. However, even as we strive to beat out our friend’s graphics card, it is still nice to take a trip back to the humble beginnings of games. Although most end-users […]
ShiVa 3-D is a very clean Game Engine/SDK that allows you to use a very simple programming language to make high-level graphics games for iPhone, Android and HTC devices. This language is not what you’d expect. Not JAVA, Python, or even Boo. It uses C++! Recently they ported their API’s to C++ so now, you […]
Fist off, you must either have an old iMac with Mac OS 9 or earlier installed, a PowerPC running Mac OS 10.1 or 10.2 (those initial versions of Mac OS 10 included MAc OS 9 support!), or simply a copy of Mac OS 9 or earlier (if need be, you can try to find one […]
For those of you unfamiliar with DOS, here’s a quick summary: DOS, or Disk Operating System, was the dominate type of operating system for IBM personal computers in the 1980’s and 1990’s. One of the most known disk operating systems was Microsoft Disk Operating System (MS-DOS). MS-DOS had a command line interface, unlike modern day […]
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