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The Literary World of Franz Kafka is Being Turned Into a Video Game

Franz Kafka’s novels are perfect for surreal digital productions, but how fun can the Kafkaesque world be for gamers who are accustomed to damsels in distress and archetypal ideas of reward – rather than the meaningless? Perhaps a game based on the absurd will transform the notion of gaming, simply by eliminating the rewards and replacing the risks with experience in an endless puzzle. One can only imagine the impossible:
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Mediabistro Course

Podcasting

PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! Starting October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast,  and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!

Have You Tried the New Google Maps Cube Game?

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Remember that old game, labyrinth, where you guided a marble through a wooden maze by tilting the game itself?  How about the old Marble Madness Nintendo game?  I was a big fan of both, and that’s why it’s a treat to see Google releasing a cool new web game called Cube that uses Google Maps to create a similar game using real maps.  The game is a bit of a peacocking, meant to show the acuity of their upgraded Google Maps, but is pretty fun to play.

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