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Gaming for Granted

The domination of console gaming started in the early 90’s by the birth of Nintendo, SEGA, and of course, Playstation. In Indonesia, the domination of console gaming is ironically supported by the dark side of the industry, piracy. It was sadly, a common practice those days to buy pirated games,
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The Easiest Way to Market Your Game

The art of making a product is far different from selling it. While it is true the two processes are connected to each others and cannot be separated, most game developers will find it hard to penetrate the market. Solutions in the area are there, yet which one is the
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Ideas are Free

During the last few weeks, we had a chance to do some research and discussion about copyright issue in gaming industry. Based on some references, we gained new knowledge concerning which elements in a game that can be protected, and which ones are not. Basically the current copyright law allows people
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Kummara Q&A series: Story in Game

What is the role of storyline in a Game? A storyline or specific theme is an important element of a game. It bring "path" or "channel"  for players get into the game much easier. Like every other path/channel its also has function as filter for our target players. For example if
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The World Without Play

Play means different things for different people. Huizinga said on his book Homo Ludens (1938) that play and culture is side by side, and furthermore play is older than culture. Culture influenced people life. When Huizinga said play and culture is side by side, how people life without play? As Modern
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Finding Your True Self by Playing

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” ― Plato One of the greatest philosopher in the world said that. But why? And what do this “one hour of play” actually discover? There’re probably many answers available to this question but in
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Kummara Q&A series : Entrepreneur

Bellow is the interview with our CEO, Eko Nugroho, about Entrepreneurship in Bahasa & English. Bahasa Bagaimana personal filosofi dan pandangan Anda tentang entrepreneur? Menurut Saya pribadi, entrepreneur adalah mereka yang memiliki kemampuan untuk me-"manage" dirinya, orang lain, sumber daya yang dimiliki, serta lingkungan sekitarnya untuk kemudian bisa memberi nilai lebih, memberi manfaat,
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Why Board Game?

Board games are better than video games!  But is it? I am a gamer. I do enjoy playing both board games and video games, as most of you probably do too (assuming you play board game too). But more than that, I fell in love with board game since like 2010
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Designer Note: Finish or Vanish

It’s great to meet other people with different background and expertise. When meeting with new people or client, we can transfer knowledge and idea to each other. Like a few weeks ago I meet up with client and we got excitedly brainstorming about persistence. Our client said something inspiring: “when you
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Old but Gold

The first recorded history of candle making started a long time before the invention of electricity (obviously). It goes back to Qin Dinasty (200BC) and has been known as a part of our culture ever since. The role of candle as major light source began to decline after the introduction
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