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A pal told me about this yesterday, and it looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie. In Fragments, your AR headset will first map your play space - likely your living room. Then the game overlays the play... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at Wonderland
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Here's how to get smarter, quicker: (back and) play Losswords. It's made by game industry legends Eric Zimmerman (<-- Diner Dash!) & Colleen Macklin and John S. As a player, you get to make & break codes created from public... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2016 at Wonderland
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I wrote up some thoughts - SO FAR - on VR over at BoingBoing. I'm finding it fascinating to watch the VR story unfurl: it feels like the hypey-hype peaks are higher than ever, and the sceptic-meh lows too. Everything... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Wonderland
Isn't that grim, SK? I've killed Delicious because of that, and moved to Pinboard. But sadly, Feedburner doesn't pull from Pinboard, so now I have to figure out what to do with the RSS... Getting there tho :) I miss the habit of blogging.
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2016 on Mattel's $300 3D printer for Kids at Wonderland
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Remember that Autodesk-Mattel announcement of nearly a year ago? The fruit has ripened, rather beautifully. Here's Mattel's ThingMaker, a $300 toymaking desktop factory. The first kid-centric 3D printer to properly make it to market. Though it's named Mattel's ThingMaker, the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2016 at Wonderland
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OK. Some background on this one. If you don't know Rex, he's a genius game-designing artist, He Who Created Tearaway, and was instrumental to the creation of (or maybe created it, I dunno, but teams are good) Little Big Planet.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Wonderland
It is the week for amazing games on Kickstarter, at least from my POV because friends are displaying their ridiculous talent this week ;-D First up: Fabulous Beasts. Many have watched this project come to life, as Alex and the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Wonderland
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Pretty swoofy. Looks laptop-ready. Would wear. 32 quid. Not bad! Reversible Nintendo backpack also pretty nifty. Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Wonderland
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Adorbs, or what? I can tell you, most of 'em won't come off the printer looking like that: there will be screen stickering going on, but still. Cayoot. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at Wonderland
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Cute mug. Cute ... blankie?! REALLY cute PILLOW. I may have to have this one. Take a moment to appreciate how merch has changed in the last 10 years. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at Wonderland
Imminent life-priorities issue looming: The realness is nuts. It cheers me that in my lifetime - just in time for retirement, probably - the realism + worldbuilding + VR and that gubbins means a whole ton of fun where the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at Wonderland
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Bloody expensive. But handsome! Like my husband. $111 at JapanTrendShop. Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Wonderland
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Look at this lovely thing. It's a recipe for making your own Game Designer's Toolkit, using everyday household items, the total cost of which should be under 20 quid/bux. By Rick Marazzani, game industry vet and clever DIY'er! Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at Wonderland
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Seriously. Where the Fuck is Princess Leia? Until someone has a go at licensing Leia for all sorts of goods, we have Etsy. I present to you: The custom Leia lunchbox. Kick-ass poster 01. And 02 Earrings. Rubber undies (and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Wonderland
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Getting ridiculous. But look at the tokens! THE TOKENS!! At thinkgeek for fifty bux. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2014 at Wonderland
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Uhoh. I know a husband who is going to a) freak out and b) insist we replace all our plates immediately. Foolish mortal. Disney's Haunted Mansion tableware. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Wonderland
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One of the many funny tees over at HUMAN... <3 Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Wonderland
As modelled by RellyAB! Oh gods it's amazing, and it's £29.99 and it's on Nintendo UK. Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Wonderland
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My pal Jay (from primary school!) and his lovely wife make these brilliant Lucky Seven customisable caps, have you seen 'em yet? They do patches from cult classic movies, like Alien, Star Wars, Back to the Future, and this beauty:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Wonderland
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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