EmergentGameTech.com http://emergentgametech.com Wii Xbox PlayStation WoW Wed, 08 Dec 2010 23:15:33 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.0.3 Video Review – Deadly Creatureshttp://emergentgametech.com/wii/video-review-deadly-creatures/ http://emergentgametech.com/wii/video-review-deadly-creatures/#comments Mon, 02 Aug 2010 09:19:34 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/?p=2638


The ‘heroes’ in this ultra-creepy, refreshingly novel Wii exclusive are scarier than the enemies.

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Strike that: now I’m a PC-BSD! – Nothing but blue skies from now on…http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/strike-that-now-im-a-pc-bsd-nothing-but-blue-skies-from-now-on/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/strike-that-now-im-a-pc-bsd-nothing-but-blue-skies-from-now-on/#comments Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:08:37 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/strike-that-now-im-a-pc-bsd-nothing-but-blue-skies-from-now-on/

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A fortnight ago I wrote in I’m a BSD about my initial adventures installing FreeBSD and trying to get it configured as a desktop system. After a few days, I had come to a halt. As one reader put it:…

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A Day in the Life of Facebook Operations – Tom Cook at Velocity 2010http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-day-in-the-life-of-facebook-operations-tom-cook-at-velocity-2010/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-day-in-the-life-of-facebook-operations-tom-cook-at-velocity-2010/#comments Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:08:37 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-day-in-the-life-of-facebook-operations-tom-cook-at-velocity-2010/

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A Super Simple Sample App for Supersampling on iOS – New in O’Reilly Answers, plus posts about iOS 4, Objective-C, MobileMe email on Android, and much more.http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-super-simple-sample-app-for-supersampling-on-ios-new-in-oreilly-answers-plus-posts-about-ios-4-objective-c-mobileme-email-on-android-and-much-more/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-super-simple-sample-app-for-supersampling-on-ios-new-in-oreilly-answers-plus-posts-about-ios-4-objective-c-mobileme-email-on-android-and-much-more/#comments Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:08:36 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/a-super-simple-sample-app-for-supersampling-on-ios-new-in-oreilly-answers-plus-posts-about-ios-4-objective-c-mobileme-email-on-android-and-much-more/

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Looking for a shortcut to get full-screen anti-aliasing for your iPhone game? It might not be the optimal solution for your needs, but if you’re rushing to get something out and need to cut some corners, then this excerpt on supersampling from Philip Rideout’s iPhone 3D Programming is for you. Read more.
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Gov 2.0 Down Under: Australia and open government – Federal Senator Kate Lundy and Nicholas Gruen on Australia’s open government plans.http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/gov-2-0-down-under-australia-and-open-government-federal-senator-kate-lundy-and-nicholas-gruen-on-australias-open-government-plans/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/gov-2-0-down-under-australia-and-open-government-federal-senator-kate-lundy-and-nicholas-gruen-on-australias-open-government-plans/#comments Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:08:36 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/gov-2-0-down-under-australia-and-open-government-federal-senator-kate-lundy-and-nicholas-gruen-on-australias-open-government-plans/

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Australia is lapping much of the world with its rapid moves toward open government. Interviews with Federal Senator Kate Lundy and Australia Gov 2.0 task force head Nicholas Gruen reveal the country’s current progress and its future plans.

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Four short links: 25 June 2010 – More NoSQL, Data Medicine, Startups to Government, and Cake-and-eat-it Open Sourcehttp://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/four-short-links-25-june-2010-more-nosql-data-medicine-startups-to-government-and-cake-and-eat-it-open-source/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/four-short-links-25-june-2010-more-nosql-data-medicine-startups-to-government-and-cake-and-eat-it-open-source/#comments Sat, 26 Jun 2010 15:08:36 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/four-short-links-25-june-2010-more-nosql-data-medicine-startups-to-government-and-cake-and-eat-it-open-source/

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Membase — an open-source (Apache 2.0 license) distributed, key-value database management system optimized for storing data behind interactive web applications. These applications must service many concurrent users; creating, storing, retrieving, aggregating, manipulating and presenting data in real-time. Supporting these requirements, membase processes data operations with quasi-deterministic low latency and high sustained throughput. (via Hacker News) Sergey’s Search (Wired) –…

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WoW – Buying & Selling Off The Grid at Ten Ton Hammerhttp://emergentgametech.com/wow/wow-buying-selling-off-the-grid-at-ten-ton-hammer/ http://emergentgametech.com/wow/wow-buying-selling-off-the-grid-at-ten-ton-hammer/#comments Thu, 24 Jun 2010 22:07:48 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/wow/wow-buying-selling-off-the-grid-at-ten-ton-hammer/

Another recommended post on World of Warcraft

A big part of WoW is knowing the best venue to hawk your wares

It’s important to know how to hawk your wares without the assistance of the Auction House.
By Cyrak

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@RIARadio: Flashbelt Day 2 Interviewshttp://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/riaradio-flashbelt-day-2-interviews/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/riaradio-flashbelt-day-2-interviews/#comments Thu, 24 Jun 2010 22:03:23 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/riaradio-flashbelt-day-2-interviews/

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On the second day of Flashbelt we were able to snag a few terrifically talented people including: Seb Lee-Delisle, Jesse Freeman, Dave Schroeder, Bruno Fonzi, Stephen Braitsch, Mark Anders, Branden Hall, Wade Arnold, and John Lindquist. Seb Lee-Delisle and Jesse…

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Writing Apps as Enriched Documentshttp://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/writing-apps-as-enriched-documents/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/writing-apps-as-enriched-documents/#comments Thu, 24 Jun 2010 22:03:23 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/writing-apps-as-enriched-documents/

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I’ve been surprising people more people than I expected lately with the revelation that it’s possible to write iPhone and Android applications as a pile of HTML and CSS documents with some accompanying JavaScript. I’m far from the first to…

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Urs Hlzle of Google interviewed at Velocity 2010http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/urs-hlzle-of-google-interviewed-at-velocity-2010/ http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/urs-hlzle-of-google-interviewed-at-velocity-2010/#comments Thu, 24 Jun 2010 22:03:23 +0000 admin http://emergentgametech.com/programming-news/urs-hlzle-of-google-interviewed-at-velocity-2010/

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