Monthly Archives: March 2008

Do You Believe in Flying Saucers?

No? Then I’m sure this post is preaching to the choir, but even so Nicholas Kristof”s op-ed piece With a Few More Brains… in the Sunday New York Times today […]

Once More, With Feeling

Can a video game evoke human emotions more subtle than the adrenaline rush of offing gun-toting zombies and other digital miscreants? After playing a demo of The Graveyard, produced in […]

Your Web Domain Analyzed

Ever wonder your website or blog wold look like if all the links out were traced five or ten hops to their ultimate destination? David Polinchock at BrandExperience found this […]

No Batteries Required

Today when most of us think about the potential of serious games in the classroom, computer-based games come to mind. With all the attendant issues about the ratio of students […]

Metaplace Test & Metachat Live

Tonight was the second public stress test of Raph Koster’s Metaplace virtual world and being there over the course of a half-hour gave up some hints of what’s to come. […]

Games, Social Media and the Web

More people are connecting through social media every day, creating, personalizing, and sharing user-made content on the web, often called Web 2.0. There are a handful of emerging companies and […]

Extreme Growth

Ahead of this year’s Game Developers Conference, analyst and virtual world fan Bruce Sterling Woodcock updated his MMOG Chart website. Compiled and published since 2002 using stats from 1997 to […]