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Entries from October 2005

A New Post

October 24th, 2005 · 1 Comment

Regular readers may have noticed some subtle change in the appearance of my weblog – yes, I have in fact posted a new article in the ‘massive’ section. It’s not very long, but people into alternate reality games might be interested. Basically, it’s an edited version of the extended abstract I sent into the GDC [...]

Tags: arg · games · meta

All Games will be Alternate Reality Games

October 24th, 2005 · No Comments

This is the extended abstract of a talk I wanted to give at the next GDC but didn’t end up happening. Them’s the breaks, I suppose – and I’m going to the Montreal Game Summit next month, so all’s well.
Despite the success of The Beast and I Love Bees (winner of the 2005 GDC Innovation [...]

Tags: arg · lecture

DARPA Grand Challenge

October 8th, 2005 · 3 Comments

I was delighted to read that at least three teams had gotten to the end of the DARPA Grand Challenge, which saw autonomously-driven cars run along a 211km course – which, importantly, they didn’t know in advance. And yet what spin does BBC News put on it? They say that the technology will be used [...]

Tags: tech