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Untrusted - a user javascript adventure game

11 days ago

The game is to figure out what constrained modifications you must make to beat the game.

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. Co-op Oculus Rift + Razer Hydra

Jan 28, 6:17PermalinkCommentshumor game videogame bomb

Jazzpunk Trailer

Jan 28, 5:02

I don’t care whether the game is good or not, I just love this trailer. Make more trailers. Also 240kb should be enough for anyone.

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Search Art | OpenGameArt.org

Jan 22, 11:40

Various folks on OpenGameArt have converted the now public domain Glitch art assets into SVG and PNG.

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Xbox One Sign Out Trolling - YouTube

Jan 8, 5:53PermalinkCommentsvideo game xbox voice security

Kartlytics (by Deirdré Straughan)

2013 Aug 9, 7:53


Kartlytics (by Deirdré Straughan)

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Words with Hints Windows 8 App Development Notes

2013 Jul 4, 1:00

My second completed app for the Windows Store was Words with Hints a companion to Words with Friends or other Scrabble like games that gives you *ahem* hints. You provide your tiles and optionally letters placed in a line on the board and Words with Hints gives you word options.

I wrote this the first time by building a regular expression to check against my dictionary of words which made for a slow app on the Surface. In subsequent release of the app I now spawn four web workers (one for each of the Surface's cores) each with its own fourth of my dictionary. Each fourth of the dictionary is a trie which makes it easy for me to discard whole chunks of possible combinations of Scrabble letters as I walk the tree of possibilities.

The dictionaries are large and takes a noticeable amount of time to load on the Surface. The best performing mechanism I found to load them is as JavaScript source files that simply define their portion of the dictionary on the global object and synchronously (only on the worker so not blocking the UI thread). Putting them into .js files means they take advantage of bytecode caching making them load faster. However because the data is mostly strings and not code there is a dramatic size increase when the app is installed. The total size of the four dictionary .js files is about 44Mb. The bytecode cache for the dictionary files is about double that 88Mb meaning the dictionary plus the bytecode cache is 132Mb.

To handle the bother of postMessage communication and web workers this was the first app in which I used my promise MessagePort project which I'll discuss more in the future.

This is the first app in which I used the Microsoft Ad SDK. It was difficult to find the install for the SDK and difficult to use their website, but once setup, the Ad SDK was easy to import into VS and easy to use in my app.

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LAPD confronts Call of Duty 'Ghost' statue in tense standoff | Polygon

2013 May 31, 7:01PermalinkCommentsvideo-games police

Paola Antonelli: Why I brought Pac-Man to MoMA (by...

2013 May 28, 4:34


Paola Antonelli: Why I brought Pac-Man to MoMA (by TEDtalksDirector)

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laughingsquid: Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp

2013 Apr 13, 12:57


laughingsquid:

Tetris Stackable LED Desk Lamp

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Super Mario World “Completed” in Under 3 Minutes by Corrupting the RAM | minimaxir

2013 Apr 3, 4:46

This is essentially an AV exploit against Super Mario World that results in running the end game code. Watch the video. “…there’s a glitch that’s been known for a while, where Yoshi can end up in the “I have an item in my mouth” state, but not actually have an item in his mouth. When he spits out this nothingness, the game crashes. …That address did not contain code, and so the system crashed. But wait a second. What if, by some sheer coincidence, that address did contain code? The specific address dropped him in somewhere amongst various data for the game’s internal random number generator, and the random number generator can be manipulated in a TAS. Could the game be coerced into running arbitrary code?…”

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laughingsquid: Solitaire.exe, A Real Deck of Cards Inspired by...

2012 Nov 19, 4:56


laughingsquid:

Solitaire.exe, A Real Deck of Cards Inspired by the Windows 98 Solitaire PC Game

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A Slower Speed of Light Official Trailer — MIT Game Lab (by...

2012 Nov 13, 7:41


A Slower Speed of Light Official Trailer — MIT Game Lab (by Steven Schirra)

“A Slower Speed of Light is a first-person game in which players navigate a 3D space while picking up orbs that reduce the speed of light in increments. A custom-built, open-source relativistic graphics engine allows the speed of light in the game to approach the player’s own maximum walking speed. Visual effects of special relativity gradually become apparent to the player, increasing the challenge of gameplay. These effects, rendered in realtime to vertex accuracy, include the Doppler effect; the searchlight effect; time dilation; Lorentz transformation; and the runtime effect.

A production of the MIT Game Lab.

Play now for Mac and PC! http://gamelab.mit.edu/games/a-slower-speed-of-light/

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Mario 3 recreated with CSS3 animations and media queries (mozilla.org)

2012 Nov 1, 2:48PermalinkCommentscss animation Mario smb3 video-game

(via Real Myst “linking book”)

2012 Oct 30, 1:33


(via Real Myst “linking book”)

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It is not just another Team Fortress 2 map. No.  It has a laser...

2012 Sep 21, 4:26


It is not just another Team Fortress 2 map. No.  It has a laser death cat.

THE GRIND (by Thecorp303)

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AbleGamers creates how-to accessibility guide for devs, publishers | Joystiq

2012 Sep 14, 4:20

A howto on making your video game accessible to those with disabilities (blind, color blind, deaf, etc)

The AbleGamers Foundation has created a 48-page document it hopes will serve as a how-to guide for game developers and publishers on how to create more accessible games. The in-depth guide by the disability non-profit covers in great detail how to make games available to those with varying degrees of mobility, hearing, visual and cognitive issues.

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Natural Selection

2012 Sep 6, 6:45

Classic 2d space shooter except you are fighting the ghosts of previous players. Your play through is replayed as an enemy against future players. Also, written in HTML/JS

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Zineth Release Trailer (by Russell Honor) This is a student...

2012 Aug 10, 2:24


Zineth Release Trailer (by Russell Honor)

This is a student game. Amazing design and music. A more abstract, massive and fast Jet Set Radio.

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idrawnintendo: Game Jinn.

2012 Aug 8, 1:08


idrawnintendo:

Game Jinn.

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