Monthly Archives: October 2006

Free maps!

The scale isn’t everything we’d have hoped for but it IS copyright free. http://www.npemap.org.uk/

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The power of detail.

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The Future of Entertainment?

Held at the massive Hippodrome last Thursday; with free booze, waiters, the latest games, films on big screens, thousands of attendees, famous names (Stephen Moore of Aardman, William Sargent of Framestore, Peter Molyneux of Lionhead and David Gardner of Worldwide … Continue reading

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Indie and Improv

Yesterday I attended a short talk and exhibition on Artful Games as part of the London Games Festival Fringe. It introduced some encouraging trends in alternative game design. Summerbranch is a game exploring stillness, which addresses the use of disguise … Continue reading

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Alternative game designs

Building on a previous post suggesting we take a fresh look at the design of location-based games, I have been giving some thought to some alternatives that avoid the need for speed and have a greater focus on strategy and … Continue reading

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The Map Designers Conference

A seminar for cartographers in Glasgow covering new ways to look at Maps. A sign of the times. http://ccablog.blogspot.com/2006/09/map-designers-conference.html

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