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Props to +Alex Wawro for this interview with game industry veteran Warren Robinett.
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Props +Benj Edwards for this Fast Company article.
How a forgotten company's 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium.
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To all my friends up north...now you know what to do with all that snow. LOL (photo credit: http://bit.ly/1H6gUVy)

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Here's a look at the cover of our new issue, out tomorrow:
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After a LONG delay, the Database of Twinkie Denial Conditions, familiarly known as the No Twinkie Database, is now back up to date! It can be found here:

http://www.designersnotebook.com/Design_Resources/No_Twinkie_Database/no_twinkie_database.htm

Work proceeds apace on this year's edition of Bad Game Designer, No Twinkie!, which will be number XV in the series.
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Props to the women who participated in this panel and +Leigh Alexander for moderating.
Eight women received standing ovations after describing their experiences working in the video game industry at the #1ReasonToBe panel at GDC in San Fransisco last night.
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From the article: Venture inside and locate a pile of remains (sound familiar?) to see a message appear on screen: "Your destiny is to build your legend (and get loot)."
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Best quote from the article  "It was like ignoring the vegetable drawer of your fridge for a year, then opening it to find a bunch of very grateful sentient tomatoes busily working on their third opera..."
Douglas Adams dreamt up the Starship Titanic in 1982 as a half-page gag in Life, the Universe and Everything, the third book of the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy in five parts.'
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Thanks to everyone who has asking where I have been. Life has gotten really busy and has not left time for circling stuff. I hope all of you are doing well. For those in the northeast preparing to dig out, take your time and be careful.
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Great story about discovering your passion and going with it!
Marjorie Liu is a New York Times bestselling author, however she is also a qualified lawyer who changed her career after college.
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I have no words.
Following on from the success of last year's offering, there is now a second calendar available featuring lurid images of scantily-clad video game developers. Male video game developers, that is.
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Also known as supergg2k in the usual spaces. You can find me on PSN as Dad2k10.
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Warren Robinett reflects on his 'signature' game: Adventure
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Game industry veteran Warren Robinett reflects on some of the curious challenges he faced in developing Adventure , his seminal Atari 2600 a

Women share their #1ReasonToBe in games, in a powerful GDC panel
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Analysis by Newsweek found that Twitter users tweeting the hashtag #GamerGate direct negative tweets at critics of the gaming world more tha

Sony's Yoshida publicly apologizes for Driveclub 's ongoing issues
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Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has publicly apologized for the troubled launch of Driveclub and said there is no clear time

Marvel Announces Several New Movies and Release Dates | Variety
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Marvel Studios has announced its new phase of superhero movies, including pics for the Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, The In

New social issue games tackle education, big pharma
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Subaltern Games' No Pineapple Left Behind and Twice Circled's Big Pharma are two new games that represent a humorous, provocative approach t

The charming heart of darkness: Former Spec Ops team's Curious Expedition
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Former Spec Ops: The Line developers are building a charming roguelike hybrid about the great explorers of the 19th century -- and building

Game Design Deep Dive: The weapon-crafting system of Mercenary Kings
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I'm going to explain a challenge we had when developing the weapon customization system, and how we solved it. This question was this: "How

A Gorgeous New VR Game From the Makers of Monument Valley | WIRED
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WIRED has the premiere of the first trailer for Land's End.

Building Beyond Earth atop the Civilization codebase
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The co-designers of Firaxis' upcoming strategy game explain how they went about building the game as designer/programmers, mucking about in

Postmortem: Monolith's No One Lives Forever
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After their previous title Shogo fell prey to the perils of wild optimism and unchecked ambition, Monolith decided to make a game that put p

Talking Devs Podcast #2: Smash Bros. 3DS with Seth Killian and Jonathan Kim
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In this episode of Talking Devs, Gamasutra's Christian Nutt talks to PlayStation All-Stars lead designer Seth Killian and Skullgirls animato

Q&A: Carmack reveals the challenges of mobile VR game development
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Gamasutra speaks to Oculus CTO John Carmack to learn more about how Oculus' new Mobile SDK works and what it means for developers who are cu

Kano Ships Its First 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits, Fueled By $1.5M...
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Kano Computing, a startup that plays in the learn to code space by adding a step-by-step hand-holding layer atop the Raspberry Pi single-boa

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I curse under my breath at my clothing choice for the day – jeans and a hoodie - as I walk the mile from my house to the Metro stop. It's no

After six years, PlayStation's virtual world is closing its doors
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Sony confirmed today that its avatar-driven virtual world PlayStation Home would be shutting its doors in North America on March 31, 2015.

The Rock Band Network has been sunsetted
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Harmonix has called it a day on its Rock Band Network online store, a place where users could upload and sell their own music through the Ro