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Darth Vader in Games: A Visual History

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This twelve pages Internet Gaming Network (IGN) article shows "Star Wars' Darth Vader in Games: A Visual History -- We celebrate Star Wars' greatest villain in pixels and polygons.

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The Demoscene Documentary

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Blue's News shares The Scene Documentary's six parts YouTube video playlist (has some nudity artworks) showing its "Demoscene Documentary" in its entirety.

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14 Greatest Videogame Glitches, Goofs, etc.

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Blue's News share an Urlesque article (has cussings in a few videos) showing "14 Greatest Videogame Glitches, Goofs and WTFs" -- "Sometimes videogames just throw a what the f[bleeped] (WTF) moment at you, like an unintentional bug, a weird character animation or a supremely bizarre line of dialogue. It's difficult for game developers to quality assure (QA) every scenario that gamers could possibly engineer. Therefore, you've got goats that fly and baseball players that do somersaults while chasing down a grounder.

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The History of Activision

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This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."

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Sintel -- A short rendered film.

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LinuxToday and /. share an about 14.75 minutes short rendered film titled "Sintel" with a young lady/girl/woman with dragons

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Twelve (12) Forgotten Online Games

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/. shares a PC Magazine slideshow showing "twelve (12) forgotten online games" from the early online services before the Internet.

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Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a 21 pages PC World slideshow showing "Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines. What would the Internet be without a way to find something specific on its millions of sites? Search engines started providing that function two decades ago. Here are some of the landmarks, from Archie to AltaVista to Google and Bing..."

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Hardcore Gaming 101

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Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th

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Gaspode's Noodles Demonstration/Demo.

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Pouet shares a 2.25 minutes video that spoofs/parodies computer demonstrations/demos. with real food.

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The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s

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Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."

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Kotaku's Gun Week -- Gaming's Fixation With Firearms: Praise the games and pass the ammunition.

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Kotaku shares its "Gun Week" -- "Gaming's Fixation With Firearms: Praise the games and pass the ammunition." It is a "week-long exploration of video games' signature obsession: guns. Even gamers who wouldn't own a gun usually love to shoot the virtual ones. Here are the stories, images and videos that attest to that..."

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Next Media Animation (NMA): Taiwan Tabloid Sensation Next Media Re-Create The News

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This four pages Wired article (single full page) talks about Next Media Animation (NWA) on the history of the company and how it became popular due to its animated and sometimes humorous renderings for world news.

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What do you think of Digg v4's brand new design as a Digg member/non-member?

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