Realistic rendering of smoke and blood isn't just a game developer problem. Engineers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have come up with a novel way to give surgical students the virtual blood and gore they need.
Prahlad Jani claims he has lived without food or drink for the past 70 years, yet I can't spend two hours playing World of Warcraft without having to pee. What could I possibly learn from this Indian holy man?
Having stared at computer screens, television monitors, and tiny LCD screens for most of my natural life, I can see where the Minnesota Optometric Association is coming from when they issue a press release warning against the dangers of Computer Vision Syndrome. I even dig their choice of example games given in the…