A couple of months ago, a friend of mine introduced me to OpenTTD, an open source (GPLv2) transportation planning simulator game. Available for Android, I briefly opened the game on my phone and found the interface to be a little too difficult to use for me on a five inch screen. My friend... Read more
Last year, Hour of Code aimed to introduce ten million students to coding in one week. What they actually got was fifteen million. CodeCombat participates this year and gives us the scoop on what they hope to accomplish.
If you're at all interested in open source and video games, you've no doubt noticed that the two don't meet nearly as often as we'd like. But we saw Steam finally come to Linux last year. We have Ouya. We have more and more great Linux games appearing, and Linux gamers always give the Humble... Read more
It's football season and I'm trying my hand at helping coach my son's team. He's surprisingly good at defensive end and I am obviously very proud. It's all what you would expect, until recently, something stood out.
For those of you that missed it, the Liberated Pixel Cup is a gaming contest where the goal is to make free software art and free software games that use said art. It was sponsored this past June and July by Creative Commons, the Free Software Foundation, Open Game Art, Mozilla, and many... Read more