Working List

Child of Light is an upcoming game, soundtrack

Telescopic Text - Looking for a browser/browser addon to this effect some day

Article on record-setting caving

Vemeer as artificer

Parallax view - imagine being able to take and then view 3D images like this by tilting your phone around. A commenter from hackernews points out that instead of guessing the parallax and faking the extra data required when converting flat images to 3D, this additional information can come from the slightly varied perspectives generated by your hand shaking as you take the photo.

Half-Life speed run

How do CAT scans work? - The slices are different than you’d think

Foldscope (1) (2) – Very cool

Rent Splitter

April 27th tornado path

 


Gone Home

, on August 19, 2013

gone-home

I really enjoyed playing Gone Home. There are a multitude of subtle cues and silent mechanics which together create a wonderful marriage of game and story. One complaint is that the house is ugly.

After you play it, there is a lot of great stuff to read written about the game.


We Are Many

, , , , on February 5, 2013

Some videos of varying topics. In part because I’ve randomly come across good videos lately, partly because of finding vimeo staff picks (really cool stuff on there). Updated when you least expect it:


More Than Games

, , , on April 15, 2012

Taylor Clark profiles Jonathon Blow and the state of videogames only a little hyperbolically. The Witness is apparently about existential awareness of ourselves and the world around us— using Blow’s mind and reality as the medium.

Michael Abrash on working at Valve. Also, Handbook for New Employees.

Disasterpeace composed the soundtrack to Fez (a calm and intriguing puzzler).

Austin Wintory composed the soundtrack to Journey (the best “evocative” game I have played). Here he writes on why he is an artist:

Beyond the joy itself, beyond the endlessly stimulating growth through collaboration, the real reason I compose music is the hope of connecting with someone.

Don’t forget to ask questions.


Fez

, , , on March 28, 2012

Fez is currently the only reason to own an Xbox 360. Comes out April 13th!


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