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  • How Halo ODST Creators Built a Blockbuster Game in 14 Months
    By on September 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Even if it doesn’t break any sales records, ODST will be a success. The real question is whether Bungie’s latest experiment — a first-person shooter designed, coded and released in just 14 months — can change the industry, showing that major studios can move more quickly, spinning pulp tales worth $60 a pop in just a year’s time.

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  • How Wired.com Built Beer Robot, Our DIY Kegerator
    By on September 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    This is the story of Beer Robot, an ugly old fridge that grew into a super geeky kegerator. It started out innocently enough. After work one day at the local brewpub, three Wired.com staffers had a revelation: “What our office really needs is a kegerator!”

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  • Nikon Unveils a Camera With Built-In Projector
    By on August 4, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    All the gadget blogs are covering Nikon’s new S1000pj digital camera with integrated projector. Reader Sabre Runner recommends Engadget’s writeup, which goes like this: “The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj has gone from crazy rumor to seemingly-real to whoa-here’s-the-press-release in record time — the compact cam with the integrated projector was just officially announced, along with the three other cams we saw leaked earlier today. Leaked specs for (more…)