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POLYBIUS PC Mini Manual

Upon launching the game from the Steam launcher, you will be asked to select from one of two options. “Launch Polybius in Oculus VR Mode” will launch the game directly to your Oculus VR headset. Use an Xbox compatible joypad … Continue reading

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Minotaur Arcade Vol. 1 Mini Manual

Upon launching the game from the Steam launcher, you will be asked to select from one of three options. “Launch MAv1 in Oculus VR Mode” will launch the game directly to your Oculus VR headset. Use an Xbox compatible joypad … Continue reading

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Introducing and Explaining Minotaur Arcade

I know I don’t post on here that much, I guess because these days just about the only social media thing I bother with is Twitter and my Morning Sheep Time periscopes, but I thought it’d be cool to do … Continue reading

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The Bathtub Curve

There’s a plot that comes up in the field of statistical analysis, typically illustrating the probability of a component failing during the course of its lifetime. Due to its shape it’s known as the Bathtub Curve, and excellently enough it … Continue reading

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Early Days

The whole ‘re-emergence of VR’ thing was happening around the time that we were making TxK for the Vita, and once we were done with that we heard that Sony were looking to make their own VR system we expressed … Continue reading

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Influences

It’s out then. And people don’t seem to hate it! I am very glad finally to have got to this point. It’s been quite a journey. I want to do a detailed post about the design of Polybius and the … Continue reading

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Atarians of Note

Back in 8-bit days it was quite common for people to actually know the names of the individuals who made some of their favourite games (for back then many games were made entirely by individuals, before it became the huge-team-effort … Continue reading

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A8 Arcade Ports: Win some, lose some…

Some Atari 8-bit cartridges. The brown ones are Atari releases. In the early days of the Atari 8-bit machines, pre-5200 era, Atari came out with a bunch of arcade game cartridges; as mentioned in the introduction Atari owned the rights … Continue reading

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A British Person’s Introduction to Atari 8-Bit

British people are eminently sensible (or at least they are in some things, but obviously not when it comes to Brexit or voting Tory, but let’s not dwell upon that) and as such many of them will have owned an … Continue reading

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No Man’s Sky, eh. What a load of old smeg.

For the last month the Internet has been reverberating with the massed moaning of a nearly infinite galaxy of procedurally-generated nerds all with their knickers in a bollock-binding twist over the fact that the long-anticipated No Man’s Sky turned out … Continue reading

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