Yearly Archives for 2005

Urban Dead – Zombie MMORPG

“Urban Dead is a low-tech massively-multiplayer zombie apocalypse game where the living and the undead compete for the control of a quarantined city.” Awesome stuff… The user starts by selecting their player type (civilian, military, scientist or zombie) each with … Continue reading

15. October 2005 by Kieran
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Game Theorists win Nobel Prize

Simulating and predicting the outcome of life threatening conflict through gaming: “Game theory was first developed by Hungarian mathematician John von Neumann in the 1940s and 1950s as a way to understand decision-making in the real world where several parties … Continue reading

10. October 2005 by Kieran
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Current reading / viewing

Picked up some good reading & viewing material over the last week: How to draw Manga, Macromedia Flash TechniquesExactly what it says on the tin, really needed this because my colouring in technique could be a lot better… this book … Continue reading

25. September 2005 by Kieran
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Nintendo Revolution Controller

Nintendo's new controller for their forthcoming Revolution console has been unveiled at the Tokyo Games Show. A lot are unimpressed by its tv zapper style look, but looks are deceptive. The gyroscopic control aspect of it should hopefully bring new … Continue reading

18. September 2005 by Kieran
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Random Scribbles

Some links to pencil drawn stuff I found on my webserver… (1) some character drawings (2) concept characters for 'Fantasy Wars' , a LOTR type game from Nocturnal (3) A robot… I'm a robots kind of person :)

31. August 2005 by Kieran
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Images from Japan

Back in March I was in Japan for a couple of weeks, most of that time was spent in round Tokyo with a day to the old capital Kamakura. For a graphic designer / comics / animation / video game … Continue reading

17. August 2005 by Kieran
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Ultimate Arcade Games

The first commercial video game title that I’ve had a contribution towards gets released this October. Ultimate Arcade Games by Melbourne based Nocturnal Entertainment is published by Telegames and is a compilation of 13 retro styled arcade games for the … Continue reading

15. August 2005 by Kieran
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Mac OSX on PC

“Imagine if your next Mac cost you only $300, and ran faster than any G4 or G5 you've ever used. That future may already be unfolding: Hackers have found a way to bypass a chip designed to prevent the Mac … Continue reading

12. August 2005 by Kieran
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Real and virtual realities colliding

Augmented reality security system: link

12. August 2005 by Kieran
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