sourcerror writes "Independent developer Endre Baráth after a series of commercial games decided to release his new game as "pay if you like". The first episode of the sci-fi adventure game is free to download, and if enough donation comes in, he'll make new ones, that'll free as well. Another intresting fact is that the art assets were made in Blender, and the game runs in the Blender Game Engine. IndieGames.com writes: "The game is an exploration adventure title that sees you waking up in an unknown shuttle cabin, not knowing how you got there, or who was originally also in your cabin. By reading holocubes and figuring out puzzles that allow you to explore more of your surroundings, you'll be able to piece the situation together and work out what exactly is going on. Episode 1 is ready for you to grab, and episode 2 is half done, so I'd guess a release in roughly 3 months time. Download the game, and consider donating to Barath if you enjoy it."
sourcerror (1718066) writes "Christer Ericson, Director of Tools and Technology at Sony Santa Monica (the God of War team) writes in his blog:
"The previous episode of the ACM saga had a powerful organization bully a young impressionable PhD student into deleting his fully legal web pages under an implied threat of legal action if he did not comply.
This weeks episode has ACM fighting against a US government initiative for open access to research papers supported by government funding! This is a highly important initiative. ACM is trying to kill it so they, and other greedy scientific publishers, can continue to make money on those papers that you paid for with your tax money."" Link to Original Source top
sourcerror (1718066) writes "The Wolfire gamedev team (known for participating in the Humble Indie Bundle) has reviewed a very promising free sculpting tool that is very easy to use and has very similar features to ZBrush or Mudbox" Link to Original Source