For the past few playoff games at Amalie Arena, the Tampa Bay Lightning have used their now-ubiquitous 3-D ice projection system to display a simulation of the classic Nintendo Blades of Steel game onto the playing surface—using the actual goals and everything. It’s the best usage of the technology we’ve seen so far:
Walking and jumping. Shooting. Having virtual people and things follow you around. These kinds of bedrock mechanics are so ubiquitous in modern video games that it's easy to take for granted that they just work. A new website gives people a glimpse at the mechanics implemented in extremely raw fashion. It's totally…
And to wrap things up today, here's "The ABCs of Gaming," from a t-shirt design contest at Shirt.woot.com. The contest closed this week. The latest on the site shows another shirt claiming 2nd place in this derby so, who knows, maybe it won. I'm sure the ordering information will follow.