iPhone Brings Zelda one step closer to Reality

Nov 13th, 2008 | By

My gods, this is the very first thing that gives the iPhone validity in my eyes.  Smule.com has brought out 4 musical instruments for the iPhone, the coolest of course being the Ocarina.  Obviously the Ocarina hit the scene some time ago, 12,000 or so years by some estimates, however it was one of the
[continue reading…]



Alone in the Dark 5 – Tech Demo

Nov 13th, 2008 | By

Just a ton of amazing features from this game, it is good to see the new creative game features being thrown into these AAA titles and not just exclusive to the casual Indie Scene.  Their use of real world rules really opens up the game to an endless amount of gameplay mechanics.



The True Precursor to the internet

Nov 12th, 2008 | By

Al Gore has nothing on this guy.  If you ever wanted to know on how to create the internet without a single computer, here it is: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/17/science/17mund.html?ref=science



Richard Garriot Resigns from NCSoft

Nov 12th, 2008 | By

Taken from an Open Announcement Letter Richard Garriot, the king of Online Games, Creator of The Ultima Series(and consequentially Ultima Online) as well as the Recently troubled Tabula Rasa, has announced that he would be stepping down from his position at NCSoft.. Apparently motivated by his recent trip into space: To Quote the open letter
[continue reading…]



Tracking Game Innovation

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

Wow, I am pretty jazzed at this find today.. I stumbled across this on LostGarden, the website of famed Industry Vet Daniel Cook, and was just blown away by what I found. http://www.gameinnovation.org/ has taken a detailed historical look at the specific innovations that have come along in Game History and laid it all out
[continue reading…]



My Favorite TED Talk

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

For of all for any of you that haven’t heard of www.TED.com you need to make room in your life for these inspiring videos as they will truly enhance your life and enlarge your consciousness.  Basically TED is a very very illustrious conference every year that brings together the most illustrious and respected minds in
[continue reading…]



Aahh, massive restructuring of Netvibes and a massive meeting

Nov 10th, 2008 | By

Finally have netvibes working more efficiently for me. Up until today I just had all of my feeds coming into one general tab(100’s and 100’s of new stories all skewn together)  Now it is all organised into tabs for General news stories, Tech news, Game Development and then Blogs.  I think I am going to
[continue reading…]



Oh, 3.5 hours of sleep is one thing, 45 minutes is another

Nov 10th, 2008 | By

Today’s survival with definitely be chemically enhanced.. Mucho Caffeine in my system unfortunately and of course I used the last of the Coffee yesterday night.  I think Alex Gonzales is partly responsible for this one as the guy works pretty much as hard as I do so if I see him up then dammit I’m
[continue reading…]



Motivation – Get it in gear Wiancko

Nov 10th, 2008 | By

Bah, been back up for 35 minutes and nothing to show besides an empty bown of spinach salad and a cup of Chai Tea..Gettin my ass in gear, 30 mintue of document work, and then 15 minutes of working out my triceps and then back at it.. Just put on one of my favorite House
[continue reading…]



Wrestling Match with Ubuntu #3453

Nov 9th, 2008 | By

Well with the recent upgrade to 8.10 Intepid has come a few wonderful bugs.. The main one is that all of Nvidia’s new drivers for 8.10 are only alphas and dont’ work worth a damn.. Just spend 2.5 hours going over and pulling my hair out until I found found this article on UbuntuGeek that
[continue reading…]