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Holy Crap! M.A.R.S. 0.7.0!

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freegamer.blogspot: I don't like gravity shooters. In fact I don't like them so much I don't play them. They require more precision and skill than I want to give and are unforgiving. It is ridiculous that I like one gravity shooter though.

News from 0 A.D.

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  • News from 0 A.D.
  • Oolites Future (2.0)
  • HTML5: The new gaming platform
  • First ever browser address bar game created in HTML 5
  • Achron v0.8.1.0 Beta Released
  • Ryzom MMORPG Removes Game Limits, Almost Free to Play Now

FPS release weekend?

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  • FPS release weekend?
  • icculus @ Flourish! 2011: Gaming and Linux - also an interview!
  • Alien Arena 7.51 Released
  • Carmack: Direct3D Now Better Than OpenGL
  • How To Play Dragon Age 2 on Ubuntu

Great New Edutainment Application for Kids: Color it by Numbers

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ostatic.com: I'm always on the look-out for great kids applications to help entertain my very active grandchildren during their weekly overnight visits. That's why when I heard of Color by Numbers I just had to test it.

Blender Game Engine Air race

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freegamer.blogspot: We recently featured another air race kind of game, but this on has much more eye-candy. And believe it or not, but it is made with Blender3d 2.49b's game engine.

Feel the Fear: Dead Space 2 vs Amnesia: the Dark Descent

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maximumpc.com: Fear is subjective. What scares ones person might not scare another. Horror, as a genre, encompasses a wide palette of emotions, from disgust to fear to unease, and two recent games show just how many chords it can strike.

GDC 2011

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tirania.org: Three years ago, we were almost laughed out of the Game Developer Conference Show floor.

The challenges of developing long, plot-heavy FOSS games

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freegamer.blogspot: Xenogears is one of my favorite games of all time. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, it was a Japanese RPG for the Sony PS1 in 1998. Xenogears was never really finished. Painfully, these issues apply in even greater force to non-commercial game projects.

The Humble Indie Bundle: Leaving no customer behind

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joystiq.com: The charitable, almost casually presented collection of indie games, The Humble Indie Bundle, was born from an earnest approach to customer service. Wolfire Games offered a user-determined price point, ditched DRM, shared earnings with charity organizations and targeted multiple platforms -- including Windows, Mac OS and Linux -- when it launched the first Humble Indie Bundle in May 2010.

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