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Howard Wen Archive

Brave New Worlds
A number of open source projects, including WorldForge and NeL, are redefining the frontiers of massively-multiplayer gaming. Take a peek at the games, the gearheads, and the gizmos that make play work
Playing for Keeps
NetHack is one of the oldest open source games around. But a few avid players have modernized -- or modded, as gamers would say -- the Unix classic, adding bitmapped graphics, sound effects, and music. Meet the developers of Slash'EM and Falcon's Eye -- some programmers that work hard and play harder.