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I am an indepedent game developer with Divine Knight Gaming, a writer for Techdirt and web developer. In my game development, I focus on using cross platform technologies that work with Linux, Mac and Windows. My current project is a flash game called Demon's Hex. As a writer for Techdirt, I focus on issues relating to intellectual Property law and technology.
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The lack of a public domain option for games means a loss of culture for all of gaming.
Most of the games I played this year were on the Ouya. So here are my favorites.
Is there any value in forcing game reviewer to play games they hate all the way through before letting them write their reviews?
With all the controversy over the Ouya Free The Games Fund, I thought I would take the time to address two key concerns over the Kickstarter qualification, Ouya exclusivity and the $50k goal.
After reading Kickstarter's article on stretch Goals, I thought I would add my own thoughts.
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn has cosponsored legislation seeking to provide federal funding for violent games research. Developers based in Oklahoma has risen up to oppose this legislation and his support of it.
E Zachary Knight's Comments
[News - 03/05/2014 - 03:28]
What makes you think she ...
What makes you think she was forced out Why is that more plausible than her finding a new job somewhere else and that being the reason she left
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[News - 02/26/2014 - 08:04]
The Research and Development tax ...
The Research and Development tax credit is a credit given to companies that produce new technologies in whatever field they are in. If you spend a considerable amount of time creating new game tech from scratch, that would typically qualify, except under these new rules if the games you make ...
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Jeffrey, r n r nWho ...
Jeffrey, r n r nWho is talking about carpet bombing all IP law This article 's roots are in a discussion about the need for some kind of public domain for video games. r n r nSo yes, there is plenty of room for give and take for copyright law. ...
[Blog - 02/10/2014 - 09:13]
Zachary, r n r n ...
Zachary, r n r n I 've no doubt that Nintendo, with all their money and resources, could produce some kind of economic analysis showing that all the money being made by Flappy Bird is cutting into their market. r n r nIf they can do that without resorting to ...
[Feature - 02/10/2014 - 02:00]
That i why I suggest ...
That i why I suggest the money go into a blind trust. So that the recipients of the funds do not know who donated and the donators don 't know who the recipients are.