Conway’s Game of Life used to produce Conway’s Game…



Conway’s Game of Life used to produce Conway’s Game of Life.

I’m not sure, but I think this triggers the Rapture. It was nice knowing you all.

Links for February 27, 2012

Gillian Anderson browses the Web and plays You Don’t Know…



Gillian Anderson browses the Web and plays You Don’t Know Jack. So 90s it hurts.

“The Tantrum.” This is pretty much every day for…



“The Tantrum.”

This is pretty much every day for me. On either side of the table, depending on the project.

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Links for February 20, 2012

  • The Master of Go | Die Gute Fabrik
    ‘The question, therefore, isn’t simply whether Black 121 was “cheap,” but also what changes we should (or shouldn’t) make to existing games. When we add new rules and regulations, how do we change the culture around that game?’

Capture Creatures

The people responsible for Tiny Kitten Teeth have started a project in which they create 151 Pokémon-like creatures over the next year.

Links for February 19, 2012

  • Bart Simpson’s Chalkboard Quotes
    ‘We compiled a comprehensive list of Bart Simpson’s 288 chalkboard quotes from the last 20 years of The Simpsons. Ay, caramba! Apparently Bart’s guilty of everything from skateboarding in the school, to instigating revolutions, and everything in-between.’
  • Complications and Liberations from Race | Hardwood Paroxysm
    ‘If Wat’s appearance with the Knicks was shocking, his quick exit wasn’t. At that time and continuing even into the late 1970s, an ethnic minority player of equal caliber (or even slightly superior caliber) would not be kept at the expense of a white player so that fans could “identify” with the team.’
  • The Millions : The Arcades Project: Martin Amis’ Guide to Classic Video Games
    ‘The following piece of Polonian advice pretty much encapsulates his whole arcade ethos: “PacMan player, be not proud, nor too macho, and you will prosper on the dotted screen.” I’m no expert, I’ll admit, but I’ll go out on a critical limb here and suggest that this might be the sole instance of the use of the mock-heroic tone in a video game player’s guide.’