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Graphing Double Fine’s Kickstarter adventure at $1.6 million

When Double Fine’s campaign to fund a new point-and-click adventure game reached its funding goal in record time, I did a little graph of how all the donation options contributed to the enormous sum they ended up with. Four d...
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Watch an indie developer program a feature in real time

Playing games can desensitize you to the fact that they’re really an amalgamation of number and letter strings, each of which was painstakingly placed in the proper order. This Matrix-like wizardry isn’t often seen in full,...
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Skyrim Creation Kit video tutorial – part 3

Making a mod for Skyrim actually isn’t that hard, and Bethesda are making it even easier with a series of 15 minute video tutorials. This is part 3 – if you’re just joining us, see part 1 of the Skyrim Creation Kit video ...
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Blizzard’s Battle.Net balance is live

The Battle.net balance will let players convert cash into Blizzard bucks, which can be used to buy Blizzardy bits like World of Warcraft game time, realm transfers and name changes, or even digital downloads of StarCraft 2 and ...
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Notch calms down the internet with facts. Asks it to “stop hyping”

“Let’s make Psychonauts 2 happen” said Notch a few weeks ago. Yesterday, he offered Tim Schafer 13 million to fund the anticipated sequel, before clarifying his intent. Later in the day, he posted confirmed details on his...
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Mass Effect 3 trailers show weapon and armour customisation, epic space battles

The Mass Effect 3 website has been updated with FIVE new trailers. The one above struck me as the most interesting to Mass Effect fans. It’s the first we’ve seen of the upgraded weapon and armour customisation. Attaching be...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic data-mined updates hint at future features

The tireless chaps at TORhead have been pulling clues out of the Star Wars: The Old Republic files, and have found evidence of many of the features Bioware are planning to add over the course of the coming year. Their round-up ...
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Football Manager 2012 unofficial winter transfer updates keep your rosters current

The January football transfer window has slammed shut with the roar of a billion bank notes changing hands, and the echoing wail of the odd player who gets loaned to Millwall when all they really want is to play for Manchester ...
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The best Steam Workshop Skyrim mods

Last night, the Steam Workshop was updated to support Skyrim mods. It’s a central repository for community made content, from new followers to total overhauls. After one night, there are already 459 mods up that you can add t...
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