Tag Archives: Facebook

Failed Fast

I came up with a goofy idea that I thought could make a decent app. In furtherance of a typical modern, webby, agile agenda, I decided to “fail fast” and put together some barebones proof-of-concept to decide whether the idea … Continue reading

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Plus ca Change, Social Edition

A few weeks ago, I posted how FarmVille is the most widely-played videogame ever. Interestingly, despite the fact that this makes it one of those “disruptive” changes to the entire videogaming genre that folks speak of in hushed, reverent whispers, … Continue reading

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Island Life

Taymar has a very nice post up about Island Life, a new game on Facebook, developed by the great folks at Metaplace (and our very own Tachevert too!). Congratulations on a successful launch!

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Money For Games

Old news, but I ran across the website for fbFund, apparently an incubator for social Facebook games. Selected items from the fbFund About page: fbFund is a $10M seed fund and joint venture run by Facebook, Founders Fund, and Accel … Continue reading

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Really Tiny Adventures

I think I like D&D Tiny Adventures on Facebook. It seems really neat — low involvement, simulated dice rolls, vaguely amusing stories of fantasy, and I can manage my own inventory for casual interaction! Sounds fun! But as of now, … Continue reading

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I need to shut my motor mouth more often.

It was less than 2 weeks ago when Tachevert and I were discussing gaming now – in the beautifully animated and kill your graphics card time of the online MMORPG – versus text based MUD style from the time before … Continue reading

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