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Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Portal
August 8, 2011, No Comments

In 2005, a group of DigiPen students developed a puzzle game called “Narbacular Drop”. The game revolved aro ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: World of Warcraft
August 5, 2011, No Comments

Online games have existed almost since the concept of “online” began. The first networked game, developed in ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Myst
August 2, 2011, No Comments

There are few games that can credibly be said to have revolutionized gaming. Myst was released in 1991 on CD-ROM, a rari ...

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Our First Exhibit in Sunnyvale
July 25, 2011, No Comments

Our first community-based display is now up at the Sunnyvale Library. They have a 3-shelf display cabinet, so we have pu ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Minecraft
June 25, 2011, No Comments

While most of our votes were just that – votes – some people decided to include artwork on their vote. We ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Halo
June 13, 2011, No Comments

Halo has a long and somewhat complex history. Most people would say that Halo started in 2001, with its release on the o ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Tempest
June 8, 2011, No Comments

Tempest was, apparently, a game with a short period of fame. We received 11 votes for it, but ten of those were from th ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Dance Dance Revolution
June 4, 2011, No Comments

Dance Dance Revolution is the original dance rhythm series. The first version was released in 1998 and new editions hav ...

Maker Faire 2011 Roundup: Tetris
May 31, 2011, No Comments

This is the first entry in our Maker Faire 2011 Favorite Games analysis. We may as well start with the winning game. T ...

Maker Faire 2011’s Favorite Games of All Time
May 27, 2011, No Comments

Eight hundred and sixty-four votes. That is a lot of votes, folks. That’s about one vote per minute, and that̵ ...