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Google Earth API: Gaming ahoi!

Google Earth API: Gaming ahoi!

A very nice way to design games is to use the Google Earth API - an example is the Ship Simulator game. Here a nice review.

Try it out, I guess there is much more coming.

LiveGamer: marketplace for virtual goods

LiveGamer: marketplace for virtual goods

LiveGamer is a trading place for virtual goods - that means you can buy and sell your virtual goods for hard cash or virtual currency. Gamers have the possibility to trade goods either on black markets (most of the at places like eBay, and very often against the EULAs of the specific game) or to [...]

Parallel Kingdom: Game in RL or real gaming?

Parallel Kingdom: Game in RL or real gaming?

I just came back from the Vienna Games Conference last weekend, and was impressed by the spectrum of topics this new scientific fields is using to understand the sense, trends and impact of gaming to our actual world. On the other side, gaming isn’t the only hot topic I like to follow: it’s gps-using online [...]

Oh yeah: Holodecks, for the future

I was always curious about the effects a holodeck would have on gaming, learning and how we perceive what we call “world”. But that’s a dream, I don’t think I will taste in my life. On the other side, there are signs that the industry is approaching the field of computer manipulation through other means [...]