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Emilio Gomariz is an artist who's used the window animations in OS X to create some pretty amazing abstract art. You can look at the YouTube videos to see just what he's done, but my favorite is the one above, called Twist Choreography. To create it, Gomariz opened up a series of long, thin w...

April 16th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Final Fantasy XI has a pretty expansive list of classes, and while that gives players plenty of freedom, it can pose a headache for design trying to keep each job distinct. But the development team has managed thus far, and the latest update previewing the future philosophy for job adjustments sh...

July 17th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft and Philosophy got released a little while back -- it's a book by Luke Cuddy and John Nordlinger that examines WoW-related topics like roleplaying and the Corrupted Blood plague, and ties them into philsophical ideas and thinking. TechFlash has now posted an interview with Nordli...

November 29th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Unfortunately, I missed Eliss the first time around, but I won't make the same mistake this time. It's a game designed by a French and Portugese graphic designer named Steph Thirion, and it's sort of an abstract multitouch puzzler -- you can pull and push together differently colored planets all flo...

May 7th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We knew it was just a matter of time before the trickle of KRZR variants coming out of Moto turned into a flood; well, it looks like we'd best be getting to higher ground. We turned up these four models of the GSM-based K1, possibly called "Abstract" and "Rose" (seems logical, right?) in your choic...

January 4th 2007 at 11:00pm 0 Comments