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August 25, 2014
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Microsoft DeLorean and the dawn of zero latency gaming

Microsoft announces DeLorean heralding an era of ZERO network latency gaming… The Saint explains how it is possible…

October 23, 2013
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Path Of Exile Launched Today!

The Saint’s new favorite game launches.

February 21, 2013
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Why The Rich Get Richer

What natural economic forces consistently cause wealth and online game revenue to be distributed along an exponential curve?

February 13, 2013
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Maximizing Game Revenue

This article is an introduction to the next series of articles on the subject of calculating a games maximum revenue potential and then designing an optimal business/pricing model to capture it.

January 29, 2013
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The Tangled Web We Weave

First a request for help.  I can’t stop myself, somebody please take my Mathematica license away.  Every time I hit the “Evaluate” button on this virality …

Talisman

I want to begin this story with THE END, because if you think about these events in the present context you may realize that it …

January 16, 2013
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Too Fat To Fly

How do you use an SEIR compartmental model for epidemiology to model the social virality of an online game?  The model is constructed as a four state pipeline …

January 13, 2013
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Will My Game Succeed?

It’s a question every game developer agonizes over.  It seems like there is no magic recipe for a hit game and even when you might have …

Direct3D vs OpenGL

The Direct3D vs OpenGL debate which appears to have raged down the years since it started in 1996 began as follows… The first generation of …

Gifts, Mates and Pets!

Why do people want to play pet games?  What is the relationship between pets and virtual goods?  Well obviously people love their pets, but if …

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