How Gamers Killed Ultima Online's Virtual Ecology | War Stories | Ars Technica

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How Thief's Stealth System Almost Didn't Work | War Stories | Ars Technica

1998's Thief: The Dark Project was a pioneer for the stealth genre, utilizing light and shadow as essential gameplay mechanics. The very thing that Thief became so well-known for was also the game's biggest development hurdle. Looking Glass Studios founder Paul Neurath recounts the difficulties creating Thief: The Dark Project, and how its AI systems had to be completely rewritten years into development. Connect with Ars Technica: Visit ArsTechnica.com: http://arstechnica.com Follow Ars Technica on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/arstechnica Follow Ars Technica on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+ArsTechnica/videos Follow Ars Technica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arstechnica How Thief's Stealth System Almost Didn't Work | War Stories | Ars Technica

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Ars Technica's senior science editor John Timmer explains why, despite centuries of evidence, some people will still argue that the Earth is flat. Connect with Ars Technica: Visit ArsTechnica.com: http://arstechnica.com Follow Ars Technica on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/arstechnica Follow Ars Technica on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+ArsTechnica/videos Follow Ars Technica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arstechnica Why Do Flat Earth Believers Still Exist? | Ars Technica

When creating Ultima Online, Richard Garriott had grand dreams. Richard and Starr Long planned on implementing a virtual ecology into their massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It was an ambitious system, one that would have cows that graze and predators that eat herbivores. However, once the game went live a small problem had arisen...

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How Gamers Killed Ultima Online's Virtual Ecology | War Stories | Ars Technica

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