Of Interest

Piston Envy: The Sociology of Racing Games.

Architecture, Authorial Idioms and Early Observations
of the Interactive Drama Fa├žade
(not likely an easy read.)

If you are using IE on Win NT/2000/XP and are interested in seeing all HTTP headers, ieHTTPHeaders might be useful (unfortunately, there’s no Win98 version so I’m out of luck.)

Persistence of Vision… shoes ? Odd and geeky.

CBC has an interesting feature about video games: Play Again? The Changing Face of Video Games. It makes extensive use of Flash and audio (a lot of dialog), so be warned. There’s a number of gross over-simplifications, and the timeline has some odd entries — but the audio reports are somewhat interesting.

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