The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds
Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the world-conquering game that redefines what it means to be a geek (and a person). It was the summer of 1909. I was on the south coast of Spain.
Building a better Paris in 'Assassin's Creed Unity'
It took 182 years to build the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, starting with the first bricks in 1163.
The rise of the professional cyber athlete.
I confess to being bewildered, still, by what is often said to be the greatest game of StarCraft II ever played. Fall, 2013. New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom. Scarlett vs. Bomber. Third game in a best-of-three series, a quarter-final in a tournament sponsored by Red Bull.
The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits
From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’ The following is an excerpt from Blake J. Harris’s new book, Console Wars. It has been slightly modified for this publication.
The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win
TOKYO, JAPAN — Rémi Coulom is sitting in a rolling desk chair, hunched over a battered Macbook laptop, hoping it will do something no machine has ever done. That may take another ten years or so, but the long push starts here, at Japan’s University of Electro-Communications.
The secret of Minecraft
It’s almost inevitable: I encounter Minecraft somewhere online—it’s easy to do, because there’s a lot of Minecraft out there—and I end up convinced I’m doing the wrong thing with my life. Let me explain.
Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay
John Kane was on a hell of a winning streak. On July 3, 2009, he walked alone into the high-limit room at the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas and sat down at a video poker machine called the Game King. Six minutes later the purple light on the top of the machine flashed, signaling a $4,300 jackpot.
A Beginner's Guide To All Things Dragon Age
Good news: Dragon Age: Inquisition is pretty great. Less-good news: Being a story-heavy role-playing game, it relies heavily on a familiarity with the Dragon Age series' dense lore. Newcomers might be a bit lost at times.
The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out
Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, spent a holiday weekend making a mobile game. He wanted it to be simple but challenging, in the spirit of the Nintendo games he grew up playing.
The plan to reinvent Call of Duty
When he was 15, Glen Schofield walked into the office of comic strip distributor King Features Syndicate without an appointment. He didn't know any better. He just knew the company, a division of media giant The Hearst Corporation that managed "Spider-Man," "Family Circus" and "Flash Gordon.
Twine, the Video-Game Technology for All
Perhaps the most surprising thing about “GamerGate,” the culture war that continues to rage within the world of video games, is the game that touched it off.
What is Destiny offering that's new and different?
Imagine yourself, back in 2001, playing the spectacular Xbox space shooter Halo. Now, imagine swooshing forward in time, to here, to 2014, playing Destiny.
'Dragon Age: Inquisition' is the most accessible role-playing game I've played
I recently vented at length about my apathy for finishing video games and specifically bemoaned the big budget "style," in which a small, interesting idea is hidden inside a two-ton container of filler.
Eve: The most thrilling boring game in the universe
Alex "The Mittani" Gianturco is a long-time Eve Online player. In real life, he's a retired DC attorney. In Eve, he's a ruthless space dictator. Thinking about his journey from fresh-faced player to being arguably the most powerful person in the game, he tells me none of it was planned.
How video game remakes do retro right and wrong
What does 'Halo' for Xbox One tell us about video game preservation? Halo doesn’t look as good as you remember.
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Gansu University of Technology
Webapp for scheduling people, projects, facilities and equipment.
GanttProject is GPL-licensed Java based, project management software that runs under the Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems. This project was initiated in January 2003, at University of Marne-la-Vallée and managed, at first, by Alexandre Thomas, now replaced by Dmitry Barashev.
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George R.R. Martin Has a Detailed Plan For Keeping the Game of Thrones TV Show From Catching Up To Him
George R.R. Martin is perfectly aware that the Game of Thrones TV series may be moving faster than he can write the new books. Two volumes away from completing his seven-book series, Martin has met with the show’s creators, D.B.
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Getting Better at Getting Better
In the summer of 1976, Kermit Washington was in trouble. He was a power forward in the N.B.A., and had just finished his third season with the L.A. Lakers.
Getting Over Procrastination
Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke? I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countless such lines while researching the nature of procrastination. Formerly a terrible procrastinator himself, he figures a dose of humor can’t hurt.
Getting Sharper Images – an Understanding of Focus Modes
The longer you shoot, the larger the repertoire of subjects and assignments you photograph becomes.
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Gezira College of Technology
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Gherkin is the language that Cucumber understands.
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