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The History of Video Games (Or, How I Learned To Obsessively Draw Parallels To Music) Part 1

Sitting on my phone and trying to kill time in my arts journalism class, I heard something that infuriated me…at first. A classmate of mine was discussing the launch of… 804 more words

Are Video Games Encouraging Violence?

by: David Monat

When you play your favorite video game, are you picking up a controller or are you picking up a gun?
Parents beware! Violent video games may be destroying your kids. 553 more words


Gravity Pong Reaches Into the Sky

For a recent event decided to make something fun. They built what might just be the tallest free-standing gravity pong game out there. It’s 4.5m tall, and the LEDs in it draw over 100 amps! 145 more words

Led Hacks

Pong - A Post-Mortem

After considerable bouts of procrastination, I finally finished my first game. I remember hearing somewhere (probably on Reddit) that one of the first games you should make, should be Pong: because it teaches you many of the fundamental skills needed in game design. 549 more words

Game Design


I’ve been playing video games since ‘Pong’.  I’m partial to role playing games.  In role playing games you are challenged to find your way around dungeons and through forests while solving puzzles, acquiring digital loot and slaying different kinds of nasties. 621 more words


Through the decades - 70's

Seemingly November is upon us. And before I can say ‘Oh man, where did the year go‘,  I am sure the new year would be landing on my lap! 537 more words

Just Ant Thoughts

Fu un regalo di Natale di fine anni 70

Sono nato nel 1969 e quando ero bambino non esistevano videogiochi.
I televisori erano in bianco e nero e c’erano solo due canali: Programma Nazionale e Secondo Programma, rinominati nel 1975 rispettivamente Rete1 e Rete2, ai quali si aggiunse Rete3 nel dicembre 1979. 145 more words

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