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Get to know evolutional...  Moderator - Alternative Game Libraries
Full Name Oli Wilkinson
Nickname evolutional 
State/Province, Country West Yorkshire   United Kingdom
GD Gathering City Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Member Since 1/25/2002 7:13:02 AM
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Creating Moddable Games with XML and Scripting Part I
Introduction to GameMonkey Script Part 1
Introduction to GameMonkey Script Part 2
Using XML Technologies For Enhancing Log Files
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PhysicsFS 2.0.1 released PhysicsFS 2.0.1 releasedPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 25, 2010 10:00:24 AMPhysicsFS 2.0.1 is now available. PhysicsFS is a cross-platform virtual file system that supports transparent access to many game-related archive formats. You can read more... 
Posted March 25, 2010 5:00:24 AM
CRAY CX1-iWS Dunno if you've seen this yet, but I want one! Cray CX1-iWS. Not sure I can afford the $38k price tag though. It got me thinking, I wonder if commodity hardware will start moving that way in 5 years - at the moment Dual/Quad core is becoming... 
Posted April 23, 2010 8:12:20 AM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 31, 2010 4:16:08 PMActivision Shuffles its deck: So Activision have shuffled around its management team and had a little reorganisation... but they did it quietly. They’ve apparently split... 
Posted March 31, 2010 4:16:08 PM
The Daily GameDev.Net The Daily GameDev.NetPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 24, 2010 4:59:50 PMWednesday 24th March; the day of UK’s budget - possibly the last budget of this current government. Why am I talking about this? It’s not because of the extra tax &... 
Posted March 24, 2010 4:59:50 PM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 17, 2010 2:32:37 PMWelcome along to Wednesday’s GDNet Daily. This Daily is fully free of the certain three-letter acronym that you may have heard a lot of over this past week. :) Xbox 36... 
Posted March 17, 2010 2:32:37 PM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 10, 2010 1:22:20 PMI’m about the only one around here that isn’t at the GDC this year, so today we get a nice, hearty mid-week GDNet Daily. Hurrah! Unity 3.0: You may hav... 
Posted March 10, 2010 1:22:20 PM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at March 3, 2010 9:42:15 PMWednesday and I’m still sick - and to rub it in the GDNet staffers are planning their parties for next week’s GDC. Bah. Valve Mac teaser: Mike mentioned last week... 
Posted March 3, 2010 4:42:15 PM
GDNet on iPhone Is anyone else having trouble using the main site on the in-built Safari browser on iPhone/iPod touch? Most of the site works aside from the drop down menus - any idea if there's a fix planned? 
Posted February 28, 2010 5:10:41 PM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at February 26, 2010 5:27:45 PMThank generic honeycomb-centred chocolate bar it’s Friday. I’ve been sick for the past few days, so today actually feels more like a Monday for me... On with... 
Posted February 26, 2010 12:27:45 PM
The Daily The Daily GameDev.netPosted by: Oli Wilkinson at February 10, 2010 1:59:54 PMCasual games, eh? Love or hate the definition (or lack thereof) but there’s been a lot of talk about them for a couple of years now. With that in mind, we have a nice... 
Posted February 10, 2010 1:59:54 PM
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Some recent replies made on our forums
Database client What type of database is it? 
Posted December 19, 2010 5:01:24 PM
Best Engine for a 2.5D platformer? Unity? 
Posted December 19, 2010 4:59:34 PM
*(*#^$#!@ Thief! Serves yourself right TBH. You should know that people will steal from you in a heartbeat these days. 
Posted December 3, 2010 5:31:49 PM
The Daily Surely though, putting Torque into LGPL/GPL will only free up the non-Thrid party stuff that didn't need an NDA and dev license to work with (eg: PS3, X360, Wii). All we'd really be getting was a Windows/Linux/Mac engine. Not a bad thing, but ju... 
Posted December 3, 2010 5:30:16 PM
Pope says condoms are ok "for male prostitutes" The thing that amused me the most was that the BBC edited down this to "certain types of prostitutes". Stupid BBC. 
Posted November 23, 2010 5:41:06 PM
How much do you trust Wikipedia? I trust it enough to not include it in any kind of academic research. 
Posted November 23, 2010 5:20:56 PM
Question about linking to Link away. As long as you don't claim work is your own ;) 
Posted November 23, 2010 5:20:02 PM
Xbox 360 vs PS3.. More of a lounge thread. 
Posted November 15, 2010 5:57:53 PM
The Daily It's true about Rovio, at least - they're one of the stand-out successes of the mobile market. 
Posted October 21, 2010 4:55:49 PM
Benot Mandelbrot R.I.P. Quote:Original post by owl You might find this appealing. Whenever I see a 3d Mandelbrot, I always think of a Borg cube. 
Posted October 17, 2010 4:23:45 PM
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