Link Post - App Magic App

That was the least bad Bowie Pun I could come up with.

MikeNM

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July 17, 2018

Mental Floss - If you didn't live in a town where the traveling Bowie exhibit stopped, it is now being turned into a smartphone app.

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Link Post - Social Fasting

MikeNM

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July 16, 2018

Disco Posse - I used to think that most of these media diet trend stories were idiotic. But considering that both Facebook and Twitter are nigh unusable because of all the idiots clicking share before thinking, I agree that a break might be necessary. Intermittent fasting isn't a bad way to approach this. Not using it as just an idle time . . .

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Link Post - 35 Best NES Games

Your daily dose of feeling old.

MikeNM

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July 16, 2018

Polygon - Part 1

Polygon - Part 2

Jeremy Parish of Retronauts fame rounds up the best NES games still worth playing on its 35th anniversary.

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Link Post: AI Time Wasting

Teaching AI To Beat Text Adventures

MikeNM

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July 16, 2018

The Register - Microsoft makes a Text Adventure for AI's. I'll be impressed when an AI can figure out how to get the Babel Fish.

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Link Post - How A Typo Can Ruin A Game

A Study In QA and Crunch Time Development

MikeNM

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July 16, 2018

Ars Technica - Tether and Teather made all the difference in the performance of the AI in the notoriously bad Aliens: Colonial Maries.

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Link Post - Nostalgia For The Dark Side

Turning the past into horror

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July 16, 2018

Polygon - An interesting phenomenon that explains how we reinterpret the past through urban legends and parody.

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Link Post - Octopath Traveler Review Roundup

My next game

MikeNM

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July 13, 2018

Polygon - They praise the game's mechanics and art and striving to do something new.

US Gamer - Better explanation of the battle system, no final score as the reviewer is waiting to finish the game.

Kotaku - A negative take focused mostly on the stories being unrelated and that the system seems too simple.

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