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Running a Kickstarter

I was just wondering why I haven’t actually pulled my finger out and done one of these. I think Kickstarter has gone through some radical and interesting changes, in terms of usage case and perception, over the past year or … Continue reading

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Vertex and Pixel Shader Primer

This is intended for those artists and students who have heard the terms Pixel and Vertex Shader, but aren’t really sure what they do or how they work. Now this is very high level, and doesn’t get into the specifics … Continue reading

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Windows 8

The wife just got a new laptop and we it comes with Windows 8 on it – we are both (the two of us) just trying to get used to it. Dear God Microsoft, what have you done? This is … Continue reading

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Valve Strategy Analysis

So, I’ve been watching with great interest lots of the Valve announcements and maneuvering in the industry and other people commenting on what they are doing and why they think it is. So I wanted to add some of my … Continue reading

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Jakeworld Returns!

I finally got off my well rounded arse and updated Jakeworld. Well, I deleted it all and started again, really. It’s now WordPress powered, instead of the code I wrote myself. It served it’s purpose but had to be retired … Continue reading

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Infinity Ward, more information!

So more information appears to have been forthcoming/divined on the whole Vince & Jason vs Activision spat.It would appear that from conversations with people in the know, Jason and Vince were not surprised to be fired from Activision because of … Continue reading

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The IW/Activision Spat

Which should be more accurately titled “The Jason West & Vince Zampella / Activision Spat.For those hiding under a rock, recently Activision fired the CEO and CTO of Infinity Ward, the people responsible for Call of Duty and the Modern … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the IPad

So I didn’t have the blog working when the IPad was announced.So here I go catching up.Wow, but it’s sexy, isn’t it? I’m not entirely sure who it’s aimed at in terms of pre-defined demographic, but one of the things … Continue reading

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More Podcast and other stuff.

So I was talking about other podcasts last post. Now this weekend I listened to some more, including some dev pod casts (well one).Bungie. I tried. I really really tried. Your blog is full of interesting information. But for pitys … Continue reading

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Podcasts and Other Misc

OK, so been away a while. Sorry about that.The blog was also broken and my friend Andy pointed that out. Fixed now. I really need to fix the underlying PHP code to not allow certain characters that tends to break … Continue reading

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