Category Archives: Cool

The One Ring

I was really surprised to see this arrive: The One Ring This is the latest game based around The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The art is simply amazing and the only reservation I have is around the … Continue reading

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It’s full of stars

Ocean Sky from Alex Cherney on Vimeo. Absolutely breathtaking. And if we ever got some decent weather (and I had a decent camera), I’d like to do some more time-lapse photography. I’ve meddled with it in the past as you … Continue reading

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On TV, on your phone and online through music and games Something is happening The way people create and engage in stories is changing Resonance is a grand narrative told across multiple platforms on a massive scale A new science-fiction … Continue reading

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OK, it’s no secret I’m just a big geek.

I got the Serenity book a few months ago from Sub City in Dublin and the Smallville book arrived today from Amazon. Both use derivatives of the Cortex system from Margaret Weiss Productions. While Serenity uses the Cortex systems in … Continue reading

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RIP Six Flags New Orleans 2000-2005

Six Flags New Orleans is an amusement park in New Orleans, Louisiana, which has been closed since Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005. The park is located in Eastern New Orleans, in the Ninth Ward of the city off Interstate 510. … Continue reading

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Current Inspirations

Portal – for the non-violent nature of it and the neat teleportation physics puzzles. And removing half of the stupid ways to die. And for this. Mirror’s Edge on iPad – for the simple swipe-based mechanics, showing us a new … Continue reading

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Primer: One of the Best Sci-Fi Movies

Shane Carruth, writer and director of the lo-fi scifi flick Primer, has uploaded the entire film to Google Video so you can watch it for free. The plot is quite complex – so pay attention and lay off the mind-altering … Continue reading

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In terms of special effects, I’d love to know how they do the superhero style special effects like in in Hancock and more recently, an EMINEM video (forward to about 3 minutes): and Push I’ve not been posting much because … Continue reading

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Bug Eyed Monsters

From Beyond the Beyond at Wired. See More.

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THE RAVEN is a short film, looking a little like a far future version of The 23rd Letter. This made it a lot of fun to watch and I’d love to see it made into a feature. I don’t think … Continue reading

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