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Applied Theoretical Math: Goldberg Polyhedra

June 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Are you a fan of sports, either active or as a spectator? Then you will have seen the so-called Goldberg Polyhedra. How? This video published by Scientific American explains.

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24-hours in SimCity

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments

In a little over a month the new SimCity will be released. Maxis, the developer of the game, is rather active on the social media. Creative Director Ocean Quigley twittered a link to a video he uploaded on YouTube showing 24 hours in a SimCity on “cheetah” speed.
This new SimCity alledgedly is a game where […]

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SimCity strategy video, part 2

December 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is the second strategy video of the new SimCity, where more is shown of the region play.

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First SimCity gameplay video

October 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The game is planned to be released in February 2013. The closed beta test is expected to start somewhere in the next two months.

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Landing on Mars

June 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

In a bit over two months time Curiosity will land on Mars… Land on Mars? It sounds simple, a bit mundane even, but it is everything but. So-far only 1/3 of the stuff we Earthlings sent to Mars landed safely. Remember the Beagle 2?
The video below shows what engineers planned for and prepared to make […]

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SimCity E3 gameplay trailer

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments

Maxis has released the firts gameplay trailer on E3 yesterday, here it is.

More news is that in a few weeks a facebook version will be available to play SimCity Social, under the slogan: “more city, less ville”. Hmm, I’m not so sure the world needs it. What do you guys think? Watch Lucy Bradshaw […]

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Insider’s look: Simcity videos

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

EA and Maxis have released a two demo videos explaining more about the systems used in Simcity. Some we have already seen in the GDC videos but now we have Dan Moskowitz voice over the footage.

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Glassbox Demo videos

March 8th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Maxoid Dan Moskowiz posted a recap of the GDC talk that was given yesterday and it includes the following video links showing what the GlassBox engine will be able to do. The videos come with the warning that the game art is not final!
Video 1: Core sim
Video 2: Economic loop
Video 3: Environmental
Video 4: Fire

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SimCity announcement Trailer

March 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Yep, the new game by Maxis is SimCity allright! Here is the trailer and some insiders talk about what the game will allow you to do.

Oh, and here is the link to the official website

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New game from Maxis!

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments

EA will announce a new game from the Maxis studio next month. In a livestream no less. The “Game Changer” stream begins in the early hours of March 6 UK time.
The rumour mill thinks it is a new SimCity game. It is certainly a “Triple A simulation type game” as it was described in a […]

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