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6D.ai opens up its beta

After wrestling for more than a decade with the development of a technology that would create a three-dimensional map of the physical world, the team at 6D.ai is finally ready to open up to developers its toolkit that the company says has done exactly that. When company chief executive Matt Miesnieks announced the launch of 6D in March, he laid out a vision for its growth that had three goals:...

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Why Read Academic Writings About Game Development?

Today I read my first academic writing, Albatross: A 2D Action Adventure Role Play Game with a Twist on my commute to work. You can find it here.Thanks to this paper I could put a name to a game mechanic concept, Burden System. It is like when you take the shortcut in proceeding a level, you get a penalty. If you act accordingly as explained you are good to continue. Otherwise, with penalties,...