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Read Minecraft's Earliest Plans Shared 9 Years Ago Today

<i>Minecraft</i> celebrates its nine-year anniversary<p>today,and a look at the earliest plans for the building game show just how far it’s come.<p>Nine years ago …

Minecraft

Minecraft’s next update will be the last for older consoles

Minecraft has officially outlived a console generation.<p><i>Minecraft</i> has had a long run, and it’s now gone on so long that it’s officially jumping …

Minecraft

March 2018’s top 10 Minecraft creations: prisons and space

The Minecraft community is still gobbling up content from the Marketplace in the Windows 10, Xbox, and mobile versions of the game. Players downloaded 321,317 pieces of content in March, which is down from 372,509 in February. But March still had 80,000 more downloads than January.<p>Welcome back to …

Top 10

How To Build Literally Any Computer: A No Frills Step By Step Guide

You may be thinking to yourself. I want to build a gaming PC myself (or any type of computer for that matter). You have the cash and the enthusiasm …

Computer Hardware

Microsoft and London Grid for Learning launch Minecraft certification in schools

<b>Microsoft</b> and <b>London Grid for Learning</b> (LGfL) have announced Minecraft Education London, which will see students learn coding and gain an …

Education Technology

Build your own Google Home-enabled smart mirror in about two hours

In this guide I'll teach you how to build your own simple Google Home-enabled magic mirror using a Raspberry Pi computer and Google's AIY Voice Kit. …

Raspberry Pi

Practical Indie Game Marketing Tips you've Never Heard Before!

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The IndieBeat: Brazil’s game scene grapples with what ‘independent’ means

Last week, Brazilian indie developers released an open letter directed toward Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival, one of the largest events of its kind in Latin America. The letter collected over 200 signatures and was a collaborative effort to detail the criticisms and requests of the local …

Indie Gaming

How indies made an impact on a generation of game consoles

<b>Gamasutra continues its look back on the previous console generation with a focus on the rise of the indie developer.</b><p>"When we started, 'indie' wasn't …

Indie Gaming

Microsoft has paid $7M to Minecraft content makers since June

One year ago, Microsoft announced plans to make a business out of Minecraft content, with a Marketplace program that lets creators sell their own maps, mini-games, and aesthetic tweaks. Now, the company tells me it’s paid $7 million to Minecraft creators since the program launched last June. <b>That’s</b> …

Minecraft

How indie publishers stand out - and why they need your game to help them

Speaking at Reboot Develop, Devolver Digital, Paradox Interactive and Raw Fury reflect on their role in a game's success and offer advice on pitching …

Thought of compiling some valuable info on an #infographic for you #indiedev. Made for lone #gamedev and small studios to better understand the importance of a good marketing plan. #indiegame #gaming #retrogaming #influencer #youtuber #smallyoutubers #streamer #smallstreamers https://t.co/AH6ytaYJXX

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

Jason Rohrer's "off-Steam" gamble paid off

The independent game designer Jason Rohrer has made more money in one week than he did in 11 months with his last game - and he did so while avoiding …

Ubisoft's sharing imperative

Shortly after 10 a.m. one Tuesday last month, Ubisoft programmers Charlotte LeGrand, Paul Elliott, and Rory Slaney were regaling a packed conference …

Greens advocate $100 million for Games industry investment fund

The Greens want to see $100 million invested in a newly established Games Investment and Enterprise Fund for game development projects and to help …

Gaming Industry

The Best Smart Plugs for a Smart Home’s First Steps or Add-Ons

Smart home automation and smart technology is definitely on the rise in popularity and commonplace. While it’s not a big step to move toward smart …

Build a Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub using Mozilla's Things Gateway

This blog post will walk you through how to build your very own Raspberry Pi home automation gateway using the Mozilla Things Gateway software. For …

What are kids getting out of playing Minecraft?

Share selection to:<p>If you worry that your child has too much screen time you aren’t alone. A 2015 poll found that Australian adults rated “excessive …

Threat Meter Gauges Risk of Creeper-Assisted Suicide

If you’ve played even just a few minutes of Minecraft, you know what a creeper is. For those not familiar with the wildly popular sandbox game, a …

Minecraft

How a love for Minecraft can blossom into a love for reading

Millions of kids around the world play Minecraft, and it didn’t take long for adults to notice something: It has educational value. With Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition leading the way, more schools are using Minecraft in classrooms, having their kids experiment with science and math on …

Minecraft

No Headboard? Amazing Ones You Can Easily Make in a Day

If your bedroom was an outfit, your headboard would be the statement piece. Whether you want to use it for late night reading support, or just like …

Raspberry Pi Plant Monitor Linked To Amazon Alexa

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts looking for inspiration for their next project may be interested in this new Raspberry Pi powered plant monitoring system, …

Start building your own Raspberry Pi projects for $19

For the uninitiated, Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer capable of doing everything a desktop can do. From coding to gaming and even …

If you build it, they will pray? Constructing religious worlds with Minecraft

Jeremy Smith wanted to talk about Jesus, so he picked up a shovel and headed out to build a tunnel.<p>A virtual shovel, that is. As both a Christian and a fan of the video game Minecraft, Smith has one foot in two different communities coming into contact more frequently in the fuzzy halls of …

Minecraft

Ben Heck's Alexa-powered workbench, part 2

Bob and Ben are back to automate their workbench, with the help of Raspberry Pi and Amazon's Alexa. The idea, ultimately, is to help you to work hands free using only your voice, whether that means taking readings from a multimeter or controlling and taking screenshots from an Oscilloscope. Using …

Raspberry Pi

ZOTAC ZBOX Pico PI225 Mini PC Wins The Coveted 2018 iF Design Award

Hong Kong based mini PC manufacturer ZOTAC has this week announced its awesome and very small ZBOX Pico PI225 fanless mini PC, has won the …

I created this 3D-rendering back in 2010 as a hommage to the good old days of DOSgaming. Modeled/rendered with 3dsmax and Vray. Hope you like it! #3dsmax #Vray #CGI #3D #RETROGAMING #DOSGaming 'Back in 1991' https://t.co/ASrjxdmuc0