Sep 30, 2012

Choice: None

Right now the only reasonable choice seems to be Unity3D. Developing from Windows instead of my beloved Ubuntu Linux. Shame ... Within Unity3D things are looking good so far .. tbc.

Moai SDK 1.3 released

New Moai SDK 1.3 release now available | Blog

nice, but how do I develop with this from Linux? I could use Chrome or Android theoretically. Where is native support? Can't seem to find anything ...

Tears of Steel

really cool new Blender movie ...

XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Pre-purchase XCOM: Enemy Unknown on Steam

can't wait for the game's release. Looking really good so far...

Sep 19, 2012

The Humble Indie Bundle 6!

The Humble Indie Bundle 6 (pay what you want and help charity)

Epic games as usual! ...

Skeuomorphism Is Bad

Will Apple's Tacky Software-Design Philosophy Cause A Revolt? | Co.Design: business + innovation + design
The issue is two-fold: first, that traditional visual metaphors no longer translate to modern users; and second, that excessive digital imitation of real-world objects creates confusion among users.

Sep 16, 2012

Intel and AMD: New chips Win8 exclusive

The Linux-Proof Processor that Nobody Wants:

"Microsoft must be paying both manufacturers a lot for this. However, AMD is not saying the chip won't run Linux, and is indeed preparing Linux support, though not for Android."

yeah, will be interesting to watch how this turns out for intel.

Sep 10, 2012

Linux on the (consumer) Desktop

Linux on the (consumer) Desktop

so much still to do. I hope that at least Canonical has plans for most of these. And I think that Ubuntu should jump to the systemd wagon. Riding one will streamline the efforts and resources needed to create an awesome product. Event if upstart is a better implementation (which I don't know much about) freeing the resources for years to come is something I would prefer.