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Twitter Turn Based Games #twitgam.es #game #social

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chess piece

When I was shown this in January I wasn’t surprised to see a turn based with Twitter as the transport mode appear, I was very happy that turn based social gaming has left Facebook. The first step by was to implement a javascript based chess and checkers client which posts a challenge and the subsequent moves to Twitter via the public stream or via DM. There will be a leader board to track progress in the games.

The public version makes it possible for others to follow the moves of the people they follow by using the short link posted in the message, as seen below. And the private version doesn’t spam your followers with messages for people who don’t want to clutter their public stream with messages.

An example Twitter Game from TwitGam.es

They have plans to launch in 2011.

Image source: Doug Wheller

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January 23, 2020 at 11:56 am

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Shadow Cities #MoMoAms #game #mmorpg

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Another update from Mobile Monday:

Ville Vesterinen presented ShadowCities (twitter) is a location based MMORPG for iPhone, it was launched in Finland in Q4 of 2010. Ville calls it: “Bringing the magic into the real world.” Have a look at the trailer:

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January 31, 2011 at 5:13 pm

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A new Web Dimension #games

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My father always said there are no games like Web Dimensions (Activision) which are only playable on the computer. Monopoly, Sim City and even a FPG can be played IRL as a board game or with a group of people and a paintball range. I have found another game which would be practically impossible to replicate IRL: Strange Attractors 2.

I had to think about it, and as the game field is 3D we could be inside a ball made from some ferrous material with powerful electron magnets. (MRI rules apply.)

Source: Penny Arcade

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September 7, 2008 at 5:26 pm

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US Air Force Fighter Training

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It’s been said that the US Air Force uses this for fighter pilots, if you can go longer on Escapa! than 18 seconds you are brilliant. Fighter pilots are expected to go for at least 2 minutes.

Shouldn’t they be shooting down airliners?

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July 15, 2008 at 9:54 am

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