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Onteca is proud to announce the unveiling of a playable Alpha of our Mediabox Project, ‘Liberatis’ (a name thought of by a young person working on the project). This is an MMO created by young people, for young people. It involves some violence, within a Tolkienesque ‘fantasy’ setting, because that is what the young people

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Published on February 24, 2009, by in News.

Alison’s Blog. Being the noob amongst the leet at Onteca has its pros(everyone assumes you know nothing about their stuff)and its cons (normally because you erm don’t).Working with Onteca this year, attending Crossover Kids and working on an MMO created by young people, has been great. Challenging what I know as a writer and pushing

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Over on Boing Boing, my own favourite blog, I noticed that they are rather excited by a new school that engages young people by utilising the process of Games Design. Making games is almost as much fun (even more fun?) than playing them, and involves a range of different subjects from story-telling through text and

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Published on February 12, 2009, by in Digital Art, Flash.

Just a quick post to show off something I was working on last week, a 3d solar system with orbiting planets done in Actionscript 3 it uses displacement maps to make the planets look like spheres, the displacement maps are generated at run time, and affect the planets texture, cloud cover, and shading. depth sorting

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