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Mikengreg is an independent video game development team of Mike Boxleiter and Greg Wohlwend. [1]

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AAA (video game industry)

AAA (pronounced "triple-A") is an informal classification used for video games produced and distributed by a mid-sized or major publisher, typically having higher development and marketing budgets.

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Action game

The action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time.

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Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.

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Adult Swim

Adult Swim (stylized as and often shortened to) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's cable network Cartoon Network and programmed by William Street Productions.

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Ames, Iowa

Ames is a city located in the central part of Story County, Iowa, United States.

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Asher Vollmer

Asher Vollmer (born September 14, 1989) is an American indie video game developer and creator of Puzzlejuice and Threes.

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Bionic Commando

Bionic Commando is a video game franchise consisting of an original arcade game released in 1987, and several later versions and sequels.

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BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by 2K Boston (later Irrational Games) and 2K Australia, and published by 2K Games.

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Boss (video gaming)

In video gaming, a boss is a significant computer-controlled enemy.

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Canabalt is a side-scrolling endless runner video game designed by Adam Saltsman for the Experimental Gameplay Project.

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CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Civilization (series)

Civilization is a series of turn-based strategy video games, its first release in 1991.

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Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.

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Derek Yu

Derek Yu (born July 2, 1982) is an American indie game designer, artist, and blogger.

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Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.

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Edward Snowden

Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without authorization.

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Fourth generation of video game consoles

In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of NEC Home Electronics' PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America).

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Free-to-play (F2P or FtP) video games are games that give players access to a significant portion of their content without paying.

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Friendly fire

Friendly fire is an attack by a military force on non-enemy, own, allied or neutral, forces while attempting to attack the enemy, either by misidentifying the target as hostile, or due to errors or inaccuracy.

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Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.

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Game design

Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.

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Game Developers Conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers, focusing on learning, inspiration, and networking.

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Game jam

A game jam is a hackathon for video games.

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Game mechanics

Game mechanics are constructs of rules or methods designed for interaction with the game state, thus providing gameplay.

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Gasketball is an action sports video game for the iPad by Mikengreg, an independent development team of Michael Boxleiter and Greg Wohlwend.

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Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present)

Ongoing news reports in the international media have revealed operational details about the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and its international partners' global surveillance of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens.

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Greg Wohlwend

Greg Wohlwend is an American independent video game developer and artist whose games include Threes! and Ridiculous Fishing.

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IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

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Independent Games Festival

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) is an annual festival at the Game Developers Conference, the largest annual gathering of the indie video game industry.

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Independent video game development

Independent video game development, or indie game development, is the video game development process of creating indie games; these are video games, commonly created by individual or small teams of video game developers and usually without significant financial support of a video game publisher or other outside source.

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IndieCade or Indiecade is an international juried festival of independent games.

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iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.

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Iowa State University

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, generally referred to as Iowa State, is a public flagship land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States.

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iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.

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Jet pack

A jet pack, rocket belt or rocket pack is a device, usually worn on the back, which uses jets of gas (or in some cases liquid) to propel the wearer through the air.

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Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity and merchandising.

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Kokoromi is a group with the intent of promoting video games as an art form, and experimental gameplay worldwide.

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Kongregate is an American mobile, PC, and Console publisher and web gaming portal.

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Lateralization of brain function

The lateralization of brain function is the tendency for some neural functions or cognitive processes to be specialized to one side of the brain or the other.

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Logan Square, Chicago

Logan Square is an official community area, historical neighborhood, and public square located on the northwest side of the City of Chicago.

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Master of Magic

Master of Magic is a single-player, fantasy turn-based strategy 4X genre developed by Simtex and published by MicroProse for MS-DOS in.

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Master of Orion

Master of Orion (MoO or MOO) is a turn-based, 4X science fiction computer strategy game released in 1993 by MicroProse on the MS-DOS and Mac OS operating systems.

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Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.

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Microtransaction (sometimes abbreviated as MTX) is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments.

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A minigame (also spelled mini-game or mini game, sometimes called a subgame or microgame) is a short video game often contained within another video game, and sometimes in application software or on a display of any form of hardware.

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Parallax scrolling

Parallax scrolling is a technique in computer graphics where background images move past the camera more slowly than foreground images, creating an illusion of depth in a 2D scene and adding to the sense of immersion in the virtual experience.

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Penny Arcade

Penny Arcade is a webcomic focused on video games and video game culture, written by Jerry Holkins and illustrated by Mike Krahulik.

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Platform game

A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.

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A playtest is the process by which a game designer tests a new game for bugs and design flaws before bringing it to market.

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Pocket Gamer

Pocket Gamer is a video game website that focuses on handheld video games.

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Polygon (website)

Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.

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Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals that are sometimes referred to as mereswine, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, parvorder Odontoceti (toothed whales).

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Puzzlejuice is a 2012 indie puzzle video game for iOS produced and developed by video game company Sirvo.

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Review aggregator

A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Scope creep

Scope creep (also called requirement creep, or kitchen sink syndrome) in project management refers to changes, continuous or uncontrolled growth in a project’s scope, at any point after the project begins.

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Scorched Earth (video game)

Scorched Earth is a popular shareware artillery video game.

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Solipskier is a sports video game for Adobe Flash, iOS, and Android developed and published by Mikengreg, a two-man independent development team consisting of Michael Boxleiter and Greg Wohlwend.

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Spelunky is an open source indie platform video game created by Derek Yu and released as freeware for Microsoft Windows.

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Stegosaurus, from Greek stegos (στέγος) which means roof and sauros (σαῦρος) which means lizard (Στεγόσαυρος), is a genus of herbivorous thyreophoran dinosaur.

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Strategy game

A strategy game or strategic game is a game (e.g. video or board game) in which the players' uncoerced, and often autonomous decision-making skills have a high significance in determining the outcome.

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Super Meat Boy

Super Meat Boy is an independent video game designed by Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes and developed by Team Meat.

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System Shock

System Shock is a 1994 first-person action-adventure video game developed by Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems.

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The Escapist (magazine)

The Escapist (typeset as the escapist) is an online magazine covering mostly video games as well as movies, comics, TV, and more.

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TouchTone is a 2015 puzzle video game for iOS devices by Mikengreg, a two-person indie game development team made up of Mike Boxleiter and Greg Wohlwend.

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UBM plc

UBM plc is a global business-to-business (B2B) events organiser headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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United States presidential election, 2008

The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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Unity (game engine)

Unity is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies, first announced and released in June 2005 at Apple Inc.'s Worldwide Developers Conference as an OS X-exclusive game engine.

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Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria, the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast.

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Vox Media

Vox Media is an American digital media company founded on July 14, 2005 as SportsBlogs Inc.

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WiiWare is a service that allows Wii users to download games and applications specifically designed and developed for the Wii video game console made by Nintendo.

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Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikengreg

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