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Open Book Challenge to Replace Facebook

We are looking to fund seven purpose-driven teams that want to build a billion-user social network to replace Facebook — while protecting consumer privacy. We want to invest in replacements that don’t manipulate people and that protect our democracy from bad actors looking to spread misinformation. Source: Open Book Challenge
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81 Year Old Commodore Amiga Artist – Samia Halaby

Samia Halaby is a world renowned painter who purchased a Commodore Amiga 1000 in 1985 at the tender age of 50 years old. She taught herself the BASIC and C programming languages to create “kinetic paintings” with the Amiga and has been using the Amiga ever since. [Via amz3]
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The Temple of No [aka Smooshingly Excited]

Did I ever mention how terrifically and Felix-the-cat-laughing-imbuingly-impressed I was with this crew’s first offering, Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist? No? Well. I should have. It’s side-splitting fun-shiny, so I’m smooshingly excited to be working my way through their latest, The Temple of No. Will report back ASAP […]
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Ex-Lionhead Devs form Flaming Fowl Studios

After having such high hopes for Lionhead’s “Project Milo” back in the late 00’s, it’s good to see them riding out again in the form of “Flaming Fowl Studios”. There’s life after Lionhead both for the studio’s developers and its biggest franchise. As reported by IGN, ex-Lionhead developers Craig Oman, Mike West and Marcus Lynn […]
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How Game Developers can Choose Winning IP

It is important to marry the right genre with the right IP. Early on we only had one game called Kingdoms of Camelot, which was strategy based. When considering an IP, each time we would ask if it would make sense with the genres and gameplay we were good at. For example, would Star Wars […]