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Book Review: Unity Multiplayer Games

Welcome to my first official book review!
*cue streamers and fireworks*

Unity Multiplayer Games by Alan Stagner, published by Packt Publishing is a really interesting and relevant read for anyone interested in multiplayer game programming. Even if you are not the biggest Unity buff, the book explores a lot of great concepts that are critical to designing and implementing multiplayer video games.

Read on to find out what the books covers, some pitfalls, and even play the Pong game the book has you make…..

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The Bitcoin Wave

So whats the buzz about Bitcoin?

Well, what exactly is Bitcoin? It is an anonymous virtual currency ( read: money ) that is decentralized. There is no bank, no middle man. It is a system that is completely automated system that manages itself. There can only exist a finite number of coin, no one can ‘print’ more coin, and the system is entirely encrypted so you can’t trace it back to buyers or sellers.

Sounds weird right? Well its been insanely popular and successful as of late. Read on for my hands on experience with the coin.

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Holy Double GameJam Batman!

Wow! Just participated in 2 game jams in back-to-back weekends.

I finished hosting Marist Game Society’s student GameJam last week and this weekend, Carrot Island decided to participate in a MiniLudum Dare. We’re all over the place!
As they say, To the moon!!! ┗(°0°)┛

Read on to see what our games are about!

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Oculus Rift Dev Kit Impressions

Finally had some time with my Oculus Rift development kit over the last few weeks and I’ve been very impressed with the technology.

For those not in the know, the Oculus Rift is a Virtual Reality headset that tracks the player’s head movement while displaying 3D video games, pictures, or movies. It is extremely wild and definitely will mark the beginning of a VR resurgence.

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Clockwork Featured @ Come Out & Play

Hey everyone! Sorry I haven’t updated in awhile. It has been a very busy summer and I am back at Marist College now for a new semester.

I had a small role in a game called Clockwork which was designed by Michael Ren and we were featured at the New York Come Out & Play Festival this year with Grasshopper Games. I have pictures and videos inside for your viewing pleasure, and more about the game.

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The Carrot and the Stick [Concept Art]

Sorry for not posting in awhile! I’ve been hard at work at my internship, a programming sidejob, working on Thomas Edison, as well as a project of my own when I can.

Checkout three amazing pieces of concept art that our fine artist Stephan Park has made for Thomas Edison!

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The Carrot and the Stick [Part 2]

Marist Game Society had our Spring 2013 Game Expo! Students showed off their projects made during the semester or year. Carrot Island debuted Thomas Edison, our HTML5 game discussed a few weeks ago. We finally have a functional first level. While not entirely complete, its a good test to gain some feedback from players.

Read on to see more behind the project, our experience during game design, and play the actual game!

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