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Why you should use OpenGL and not DirectX/Direct3D

http://blog.wolfire.com

It's common geek wisdom that standards-based websites, for instance, trounce Silverlight, Flash, or ActiveX. Cross-platform development is laudable and smart. No self-respecting geek enjoys dealing with closed-standard Word documents or Exchange servers. What kind of bizarro world is this where engineers are not only going crazy over Microsoft's latest proprietary API, but actively denouncing its open-standard competitor?

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Created by JRepin 8 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 31 weeks ago
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Open Source Games Funding Survey

http://spreadsheets.google.com

Can open source game development be funded? Fill in this survey and read the results later!

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Created by qubodup 9 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 9 years 22 weeks ago
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Free games, free software--it's all good

http://www.news.com

It seems that some video game companies are beginning to change their business model based on products for another based on services.

"Relating this idea to open source, I can see a time when SugarCRM, JasperSoft, OpenBravo, etc., offer to certify third-party, community add-ons for a fee."

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Created by cpoliticas 10 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 20 weeks ago
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Flightgear 1.0.0 Released

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

After more than 11 years of development, Flightgear 1.0 has arrived. It was one of the first major Free Software games and has become a flight simulator that rivals it's commercial counterparts. There is an astonishing level of detail to much of the game and yet it can still be played on a modest PC.

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Created by charlesgoodwin 10 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 10 years 34 weeks ago
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The Ultimate Resource List for the Game Hackers

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This is a large resource list for a typical game and Free software developers would need like places to host their code, applications, places to promote their games/application, and more. I hope you like this article as much as I enjoy writing it. :)

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Created by kiba 11 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 3 weeks ago
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Liberty Gaming: Making Money off Free Software Games?

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This article discuss ways on how to make a living off writing Free games. It also talked about the problems of trying to balance ethical concerns and making enough money to qualify as decent.

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Created by kiba 11 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 6 weeks ago
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