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by PiOfCube
Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 309
Views: 82203

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

<t>yaccin said: <br/> <br/> <br/> SL also generally performes rather badly. i.e. uses a LOT of ram and cpu/gpu.<br/> <br/> and another factor: bandwith. SL uses a lot of bandwith since (almost) everything you see is user generated and has to be downloaded to your machine. educational institutes (bes...
by PiOfCube
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 309
Views: 82203

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

<t>It you're thinking along the lines of procedural (or almost so) generation of ships, there was a great deal of research done about 30 years ago on soap bubbles and how to map the vertices of them to construct usable shapes (not bubble shaped LOL).<br/> <br/> They managed (IIRC) to create complex ...
by PiOfCube
Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:31 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 309
Views: 82203

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

<r>We haven"t thought about giving the repository a name TBH but it"s a part of <URL url="https://www.OpenIndieProject.org">https://www.OpenIndieProject.org</URL> We will also be working on alternative download methods (such as torrent) so people can grab large blocks of it in one go. The way the AP...
by PiOfCube
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 309
Views: 82203

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

<t>One of our services that will be coming out of Alpha soon is a content repository. The repository will be a massive collection of media ranging from textures to sound effects and 3D models and meshes.<br/> <br/> All of the content will be licensed under the Creative Commons CC BY-SA 3.0 licence. ...
by PiOfCube
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Trademark Rules
Replies: 5
Views: 1548

Re: Trademark Rules

<t>jacklang said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I had in mind 10% of net sales, but its up to the individual company or user. Its a charitable donation, not a licence or a royalty.<br/> <br/> We are a small team, and have better things to do than policing royalty payments and so have the possibly naive belief t...
by PiOfCube
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What are you reading at the moment?
Replies: 42
Views: 7237

Re: What are you reading at the moment?

<t>I'm waiting for my next Audible credits so I'm reading (erm, listening to) some of the earlier books I grabbed.<br/> <br/> That includes some Tom Clancy, Michael Connelly, Peter F Hamilton and Robert Jordan.<br/> <br/> I'm not sure which I will choose for my next books as I have about 100 in my w...
by PiOfCube
Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:54 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight
Replies: 33
Views: 9578

Re: Pirate bay wants to use Pi in flight

<t>"With modern radio transmitters we can get over 100Mbps per node up to 50km away."<br/> <br/> Am I missing something here? LOL<br/> <br/> Wouldn't that just be half of the connection? It's okay to have one device that has a wide range but surely it would also mean that every person wishing to use...
by PiOfCube
Fri Mar 16, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: BBC Micro at 30 celebration
Replies: 6
Views: 1428

Re: BBC Micro at 30 celebration

I was going to attend but after looking at 3 train connections to get there and another 3 to get back, I will have to miss it
by PiOfCube
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: World ending in 2012? NOOOOOPE. NASA. :3
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Re: World ending in 2012? NOOOOOPE. NASA. :3

And so many people believed the world would end in 1666...

Do you think they were right? *looks around*

Maybe
by PiOfCube
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:22 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Lego Cases
Replies: 27
Views: 10643

Re: Lego Cases

<t>I was wondering if there would be any problems for anyone to use a 3D printer to make pieces that would be able to replace a few of the Lego bricks to add mounting points and switches etc?<br/> <br/> If that wasn't a problem, using standard lego bricks with a few small "printed" additions would m...
by PiOfCube
Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Fake website popped up on youtube
Replies: 13
Views: 2916

Re: Fake website popped up on youtube

<r>The R-Pi posse will round them up...<br/> <br/> Usually you can report to the site that's hosting the video etc... Blogs and the such-like are easy to report if they are hosted but if they are hosting the site on their own server it can be more difficult.<br/> <br/> However, it can still be done....
by PiOfCube
Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The Foundation
Replies: 21
Views: 4513

Re: The Foundation

ds18s20 said:


Where can one find your filing with HM Revenue and Customs?



Filings would be with the Charities Commission:

http://www.charity-commission......ryNumber=0
by PiOfCube
Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Hollywood Movie - an Investment opportunity?
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

Re: Hollywood Movie - an Investment opportunity?

Get Neal Stephenson to write the book and script.

Call it Ras-pi-nomicon...
by PiOfCube
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: OER and Raspberry-Pi
Replies: 1
Views: 1031

Re: OER and Raspberry-Pi

<r>I have searched these forums for a while to see if there has been any mention of OER (Open Educational Resources) or Open Education and there were no results returned.<br/> <br/> I was wondering if anyone had thought that making use of and contributing educational materials under such schemes wou...
by PiOfCube
Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: "pocket server"
Replies: 13
Views: 3439

Re: "pocket server"

<t><br/> Hi,<br/> I"m also thinking about headless with battery, but I don"t know one very important thing. How will the battery report its state(voltage, or mAh remaining) to the rpi?<br/> <br/> <br/> If you plan to use lithium ion batteries, that might be extremely difficult.<br/> <br/> I might be...
by PiOfCube
Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Unofficial Raspberry Pi kits to be made availabne.
Replies: 31
Views: 5698

Re: Unofficial Raspberry Pi kits to be made availabne.

Can I have mine totally encased in Lucite please?

That way it will never get damaged, scratched or fried when I accidentally connect a bad power supply to it and pump 240v into the board.
by PiOfCube
Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:23 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Raspberry Pi 3D Logo Animation
Replies: 28
Views: 44126

Re: Raspberry Pi 3D Logo Animation

Some really great work done there indeed!

I'm sure many forums will now have R-Pi avatars spinning all over the place
by PiOfCube
Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"
Replies: 79
Views: 13990

Re: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"

<r>I would like to see the UK economy get a boost as this would also have a positive effect on other countries. If the UK's economy improved, it would mean that there would be more money available to the public. This often allows the general UK public give help to "home-grown" charities and those th...
by PiOfCube
Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"
Replies: 79
Views: 13990

Re: Petition the government to "Change import duty rules to encourage British manufacturing"

<r>It's a good idea but...<br/> <br/> If people here are have strong thoughts on this issue, they should send their local MP a letter. I would suggest you just explain about the Raspberry Pi and the fact that due to import duties or other taxes, it has meant that yet more manufacturing is being lost...
by PiOfCube
Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: How many do you invision purchasing?
Replies: 50
Views: 10602

Re: How many do you invision purchasing?

<t>I would like a couple for myself and family. Also a couple for some videos I'm publishing on YouTube.<br/> <br/> For Open Indie Project Dot Org we will need at least one for each of these projects:<br/> <br/> Sign-language portable display device.<br/> <br/> Emergency receiver station.<br/> <br/>...
by PiOfCube
Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Power supply WARNING
Replies: 73
Views: 36129

Re: Power supply WARNING

<t>Take a look on sites like Amazon also, you will find many customer reviews that have the same theme… "The adapter plug fell apart when I pulled it out", "A bad smell came out of the plug and then it started to smoke", "The listing said this was adapter was made by xyz but the one I got didn't hav...
by PiOfCube
Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Rasberry PI -> Viable platform for commercial games ?
Replies: 15
Views: 3837

Re: Rasberry PI -> Viable platform for commercial games ?

<t>spamel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> It would be great for people to write programs for different games and have a central place to download and try them out and to give feedback. Would that be a possibility if they are not sold?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I think that there will be quite a few sites sprou...
by PiOfCube
Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The Merry Christmas thread...
Replies: 27
Views: 5203

Re: The Merry Christmas thread...

Merry Crimbo...

You know, the R-Pi would have fit really nicely into a stocking... Okay, okay... I'll not start one of those tirades off LOL...

Happy hols to all those that can have one and a "don't work too hard" to those that can't get time off.
by PiOfCube
Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New forum request
Replies: 11
Views: 2049

Re: New forum request

<r>Quote from liz on December 10, 2011, 23:11<br/> I think there's a lot of useful stuff on here - around the opinions and guesswork, of course but what's a tech forum without all the opinions and guesswork?<br/> <br/> I really think it's by far the best outcome if we port the contents of this forum...
by PiOfCube
Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: tribute pi
Replies: 2
Views: 938

Re: tribute pi

Wow... My video!

In Minecraft, the PCB is over 1Km wide... A little bigger than real-life ;-)

I was planning, with a little help from some other Minecrafters to add the components on the board using MC blocks LOL.

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