If this physics engine demonstration doesn’t make you feel strange new things then you’re a stronger person than me. Imagine what will happen once they’ve got this in games.
Physics Engine of the Day: Ubisoft Lead Technical Director Thiago Costa’s Lagoa Multiphysics 1.0 is the coolest real-world physics visualizer you will see today, guaranteed.
The training’s pretty basic because they just teach you how to move side to side.
If you’re interested in videogames or in creating things, check out this essay on Boing Boing by Superbrothers. The main theme is that you should always stay true to the genre - in this case games - and try and not over-think what you’re doing.
Mario theme played with one hand only on the piano. There’s just something so appealing about that music. [kotaku]