March 26, 2009

OnLive Gaming platform

Posted in gaming tagged , , , , , at 12:08 pm by waynezwhirled

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OnLive feels a little like a throwback to the mainframe model of computing.  It would be tough to give up that tricked out gaming rig.

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AI in Gaming

Posted in gaming tagged , , , , at 9:24 am by waynezwhirled

An interesting article that discusses some of the approaches to gaming AI, especially for large population behavior.

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aw, mom, Buzzard Bites again?!?

Posted in gaming tagged , , , , , at 9:18 am by waynezwhirled

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Ha! Now even if your cooking skill in World of Warcraft is near zero you can enjoy the tasty recipes IRL !!!  An enterprising cook brings you www.taurenchef.com.  Can’t wait to see the recommended food pyramid.

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March 25, 2009

WTF!!! My transcript got pwned!?!

Posted in gaming tagged , , , , , at 10:31 pm by waynezwhirled

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A hare-brained idea from a an academic economist about using World of Warcraft (or more specifically in-game economy) as a college course.  Uh, prof…is it ok if I use Auctioneer?

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