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After many months of development alongside (and you know how difficult that is) Makies going into Selfridges, and ramping up for Xmas delivery, and various in-store apps, and STUFF, we are aliiiiiiive! And it's just the beginning. We decided a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Wonderland
Every year at GDC there's a Game Developers Rant! session (sometimes it's publishers, and sometimes another slant, but mostly developers), and every year it's amazing. This year was a vintage year, and here's one of the rants, from academic/gamedev/genius Ian... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Wonderland
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Oh wow. When I was a kid, sometimes I'd be afraid of going to the loo because of TENTACLES. Not sure where that came from, and now, my fears have blended with my love of starwars to produce this thing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Wonderland
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< work stuff > I was lucky enough to get to go to the BAFTA Games Awards t'other night, and to watch two of my favourite games (Last of Us and Tearaway) totally clean up. At some point in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Wonderland
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Say no more. They come in Skywalker, StormTrooper, Vader, Boba and R2 flavours. Nice cases too, but they're not cheap... $500 over at Gizmine. Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at Wonderland
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Have a look at these - tees with the design created from a block of text, in this case from Little Brother! Not just for gals, either, and you can get it as a litho print or a bag, too.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Wonderland
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Bloody interesting, this piece. Nails it, IMHO. There never was a moment in the history of geek media, when geek media was advertised equally to men and women and there never was a moment in the history of geek media,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2014 at Wonderland
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Anonymous. Shadowy, caped hacker-crusaders, fighting for justice, freedom and a little bit of anarchy. Or, you know, throw pillows. I love 'em :D Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2013 at Wonderland
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Pretty, useful! Twenny quid, bargain. (via Technobob) Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2013 at Wonderland
Tonight's viewing and listening, and it's 100% required if you want to know How The Internet Works These Days. First up: Glenn Greenwald at 30C3 (the 30th Chaos Computer Club, aka the hacker conf in Germany). Second up: the report... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2013 at Wonderland
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Big hugs to you from all of us! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2013 at Wonderland
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Ooh. There are a ton of other game-related skirts, too. Plus one with the moonlanding on it <3. (via boingboing from their retrospective!) Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Wonderland
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What would I give... Except ... they don't ship outside the US for these. Bantha pudu! Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Wonderland
Nice straightforward piece on the difference between VC funding and Publisher funding your game: It’s a good idea to consider a number of funding options when building a company and it’s important to understand the differences between each option. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Wonderland
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I rouse from my non-blogging slumber, awakened by the most amazing set of Barbie pictures I've seen in ages and probably seen once before but forgotten because I didn't blog 'em (outboard brain!). LOOK AT THIS. I've been laughing for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Wonderland
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Print your own weapons (siege engines), defence walls and goal flags, add some rubber bands, choose your ammunition (pennies look lethal, mind), and LET FLY! It's called Seej and the clever maker's site is here. I'm totally printing my version... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Wonderland
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M&S is one of the more guilty stores that separate clothing for kids by gender and who then place some entire types of clothing just in one or the other. I had to shop almost entirely in the Boys department... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2013 at Wonderland
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Can't tell you how much of a godsend this looks to be if you have small kids or drunken friends. I'm naturally biased because it's made by Margaret Robertson, but even if I weren't naturally biased I'd still be shouting... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at Wonderland
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Found on Thingiverse by mister Sulka, this print-your-own boardgame. Pretty neat! "Introducing Pocket-Dungeons! A modular, competitive dungeon-crawl for two to six players. With modular, tile-based board design and randomized events, no two games will be alike. Dynamic, tactical game play... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2013 at Wonderland
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Meanwhile, in game land... Size Five have announced their latest, Gun Monkeys. Good title! "GUN_MONKEYS uses all the buzzwords. It’s a devastatingly-indie, Procedurally–Generated, Physics-based, Online Deathmatch platform game from multi award-winning developer Size Five Games." Okay then! Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Wonderland
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PARTICULARLY UNUSUAL on Etsy sells these weeny, beautiful and creepy dollhouse minis. Gorgeous detail. I want a whole wall of tiny things in my normal-sized house. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Wonderland
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Sometimes I think the creation of this kind of thing and the funding of this kind of thing is going to be a / the defining motif of this half of the 21st Century. This is what you can build... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2013 at Wonderland
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Posting stuff that I'm involved in here, so Disclaimer etc and apols etc, but I couldn't pass this one up: Kaitan, a Makies owner, maker, modder and forum regular, posted his latest creation a few days ago, and she's pretty... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Wonderland
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I tweeted this when I woke up with it round my neck, having bought it at the All Other Parties Are Trite And Dull party at GDC, where fangamer had a stand. Best slightly-drunk purchase EVAR. Sadly Fangamer are out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2013 at Wonderland
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Cory has to do a signing this Saturday for his and Charlie's new book, but Charlie sadly can't be present. Cory's solution: sugru Charlie's Makerbot-scanned head onto a net-downloaded Warhammer Space Marine. Result! Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Wonderland