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December 16, 2012

Mine Chess- Vision Video

Mine Chess- Vision Video

Vision video for Mine Chess.

December 16, 2012

Pecha Kucha slides – Ringzz and gobblet 3

Pecha Kucha slides – Ringzz and gobblet 3

Team : Akshay, Anusha, Balasubramanyam and Manoj

December 16, 2012

Digital Leaf Collage and the Play machine

Video our group made.

December 16, 2012

Great resource for people interested in game development


Most sites like IGN and Gamespot only cover games from a consumer standpoint. However Gamasutra is a great site for anyone interested in actually developing games. Lots and lots of great links and tutorials as well as coverage and industry news.

December 16, 2012

Lecture series by Warren Spector covering Video game design

This is a playlist of series of lectures by Warren Spector (currently working for Disney), most popular for creating the original Deus Ex, which is still regarded by many as one of the greatest RPG games to be ever created. These lectures were delivered as a part of a class at University of Texas at Austin.

December 16, 2012

50 Games that defined 2012

50 Games that defined 2012

An interesting list. Not sure if I agree with everything on it, but a comprehensive list nonetheless.

December 14, 2012

The first video game soundtrack to be nominated for a grammy

The first video game soundtrack to be nominated for a grammy

The musical score of the video game “Journey” has been nominated for a Grammy alongside other soundtracks for movies like ‘The Artist’ and ‘Hugo’, for the category of ‘Best score/soundtrack for Visual Media’. This is the first time a game soundtrack has been nominated in this category.

December 13, 2012

5 Tips for creating immersive tutorials in games

5 Tips for creating immersive tutorials in games

An interesting article that explains why its important to have good tutorial sequences for player retention and gives 5 tips to improve tutorials in games.

December 13, 2012

Upcoming game by Ubisoft – Watch Dogs

Interesting gameplay footage from an upcoming game called Watch Dogs. I found the way information is augmented on top of all relevant objects interesting. Also the ability to interact with all the objects present in the game world and the ability to control and hack into various objects in the game world, including cell phones, traffic lights and so on.

December 13, 2012

The game layer on top of the real world

An interesting TED talk about how game dynamics are present in aspects of everyday life, and how we can leverage these dynamics in helpful ways.