Trying to decide which is funnier, the post or the comments: http://is.gd/pZKO
RT @stevenjayl: “It’s come to this: I just got a PR pitch to write a tweet about her product.” Now all your future product tweets r suspect.
Sunshine (http://is.gd/pPva) on a cloudy day (http://is.gd/pPuC).
The Business of Games: http://is.gd/pMSU
The cost of making a game for the previous generation of machines was perhaps...– excerpted from a March 29, 2009 New York Times story titled “Next Wave of Media Threatens Video Game Makers.”
Dazed and Bemused →
fimoculous: Linklater shooting “spiritual sequel” to Dazed & Confused. It will be set in the first week of college. Linklater has to bring back Wooderson. Has to.
copycats: When U Were Mine by Crooked Fingers...
RT @ShawnElliott: “Out of the Game, episode 2: http://mexicutedbyhepitacos.libsyn.com/” w/@Greenspeak, @robertashley, Luke Smith & @ncroal
RT @Greenspeak, channelling @noreaga: “Oh Henry Hatsworth, you scamp! I should have been asleep hours ago, what what!”
An academic investigation of LARP-ing: http://is.gd/pzuc
RT @geoffkeighley: “Bonus Round on Game Reviews with @ncroal, Alex Evans and Mike Snider now up on GameTrailers” http://bit.ly/19Z4JI
RT @betajames: “Game journalists as mediators of commodity value http://bit.ly/11NDv”
copycats: When You Were Young by Noisettes...
Hot. To. Death. http://is.gd/pqS9
nerdology: Astro Boy Trailer Just saw this. Looks awesome. Trying not to be concerned by the presence of Nicolas Cage…
RT @NicoleLazzaro “Game Writing: Twitter is a great training for writing short character dialog (140 chars!!)” Shhh! Keep that secret!
Flava In Ya Ear: http://tinyurl.com/dxjr5q
Tical 2009: http://is.gd/perG
Ghostface Twittah: http://is.gd/paGF
When Stars Twitter, a Ghost May Be Lurking →
samit: The famous, of course, have turned to ghostwriters for autobiographies and other acts of self-aggrandizement. But the idea of having someone else write continual updates of one’s daily life seems slightly absurd. The basketball star Shaquille O’Neal, for example, is a prolific Twitterer on his account — The Real Shaq — where he shares personal news, jokes and occasional trash talking...
There are now three military hardened Skynet 5 military communications...– —excerpted from the Paradigm Web site. They’re already on version 5? How come no-one told me?
Made it, ma! (Okay, it’s the iTunes link for Out of the Game w/@robertashley, @shawnelliott, @greenspeak & Luke Smith: http://is.gd/oYvL)
Brian Fargo discusses the different appeal of social play with strangers, friends. Will Wright: we’ve found a way to monetize peer pressure.
Dave Perry mentions that users of Facebook “check in” multiple times a day. Smart companies design Facebook games to fit with that pattern.
At lunch with Will Wright, Warren Spector, Neil Young, Dave Perry, Brian Fargo and Rob Pardo, hosted by Gary Whitta and #GDC.
First topic: Atari Nolan Bushnell’s statement that social games aren’t really social.
Everyone making pruno, be sure to omit potatoes from your recipe: http://is.gd/oVeG
Locked Up: http://is.gd/lBro
RT @michal_d: “Twitter client to watch….Mac & iPhone only. http://loungeapp.com/” Haven’t tried it yet myself. Perhaps later.
Kansas Man Allegedly Had 2 Wives in Same Apartment... →
What’s the matter with Kansas?
Way Down In the Hole: http://is.gd/oyPo
samit: Kill Bill In One Minute It’s practically “Kill Bill” meets “Oldboy.”
quietube | YouTube without the distractions →
bebelestrange: justincharles: Get rid of all the ugly, busy crap that is YouTube and just watch videos (via Daring Fireball).
RT @NicoleLazzaro: Slides up!! Using Fun to Drive Social Distribution of iPhone Games #igsummit2009 http://www.slideshare.net/NicoleLazzaro
RT @geoffkeighley: Check out the new Bonus Round episode with @ncroal, Mike Snider, and Alex Evans of LittleBigPlanet. http://bit.ly/zMjc