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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...