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OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
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OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
OSUM Presents... FOSS Games
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OSUM Presents... FOSS Games

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An introduction to Free and Open Source Games.

An introduction to Free and Open Source Games.

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  • 1. OSUM Presents… FOSS Games Martin Brown Sun Campus Ambassador Software Engineering Graduate Student April 6 th , 2009
  • 2. Max is sad , bored , home alone , and has no money .
  • 3. His friends however, are out partying and having the time of their lives at a costume party.
  • 4. Can he find a way to have fun, for free?
  • 5. I interviewed a few famous people. Here’s what they had to say…
  • 6. Lil Jon:” Yeeaah! ”
  • 7. Macho Man Randy Savage: “ Ooh Yeeaah! ”
  • 8. Kool-Aid Man says “ Oh yeah! ”
  • 9. HOW?
  • 10. Free and Open Source Games
  • 11. Today we’ll be talking about reasons for the support of FOSS Games.
  • 12.
    • FOSS games are FREE
    • You need THREE LICENSES to develop for console games
    • Many of these games also have WINDOWS installers and MAC downloads
    • FOSS games can be FUN
    Free and Open Source Games
  • 13. First Reason
  • 14. Commercial off the shelf games can be great, but sometimes you just don’t have the cash.
  • 15. Yes, there are ways to get commercial games without paying, but that’s illegal…
  • 16. That $50 could be spent on a new book, (or anything else).
  • 17. FOSS games are free. That’s the first reason.
  • 18. Second Reason
  • 19. You need three licenses to develop for console games.
  • 20. A license to develop games for the console.
  • 21. Publisher must have a license to publish games for the console.
  • 22. You need a separate license for each game .
  • 23. You don’t need a license to develop FOSS games. That’s the second reason.
  • 24. Third Reason
  • 25. Many FOSS games have Windows installers and downloads for Mac.
  • 26. Just download and install.
  • 27. Don’t like it? Uninstall it.
  • 28. FOSS games are as easy to install on Windows. That’s the third reason.
  • 29. Fourth Reason
  • 30. FOSS Games can be FUN!
  • 31. Time to demo…
  • 32. Warsow
  • 33. Neverball
  • 34. Frets on Fire
  • 35. FOSS Games can be just as fun as commercial games. That’s the fourth reason.
  • 36. Yes, even the commercial game industry is taking advantage of open source technologies.
  • 37. They’re probably talking about it right now over dinner and expensive wine.
  • 38. What kind of commercial games use FOSS technology?
  • 39. Anarchy Online – OGRE Engine
  • 40. Marathon 2: Durandal – Aleph One Engine
  • 41. Asheron’s Call – Project Darkstar solution
  • 42. Quake 3 – id Tech 3 Engine
  • 43. Is there anything I can use for Game Design course , or just for myself?
  • 44. There are gaming engines for most, if not all of what you’re looking for. 2D 2.5D 3D Online Real-time Games Massively Multiplayer Online Games
  • 45. How can I find out more?
  • 46. Join the FAMU OSUM group where you will be able to access this presentation.
  • 47. You will also find more details about FOSS games and a more detailed list of FOSS technologies.
  • 48. Through FAMU OSUM you will find over 100 FOSS Games!
  • 49. You will also get updates about upcoming events , meet new people , and find out about everything that’s going on in the OSUM group.
  • 50. “ So? What else do I get from joining FAMU’s O pen S ource U niversity M eetup?” (That’s how we get OSUM , pronounced “Awesome”)
  • 51. A single Java course is about $55.
  • 52. You’ll most likely need a few of those courses, not just one.
  • 53. The total would then range from about $150 to $600 .
  • 54. As a FAMU student, you can get access to ALL online Java training courses. FREE!
  • 55. Also, Java certification exams are around $500 - $600
  • 56. But as a student, you can take the online certification practice exam FREE, and then take the actual exam for ONLY $60 .
  • 57. So join now at osum.sun.com
  • 58.
    • http://freegamer.blogspot.com/
    • http://www.gamedev.net/reference/business/features/08AGDC1/
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ct36u8RPIU
    • http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1017393650651303027
    • http://www.technewsworld.com/story/gaming/64843.html?wlc=1237155380
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_and_video_game_industry
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OGRE_Engine
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_game_engines
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open_source_games
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Open_source_video_games
    • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/16/Drevil_million_dollars.jpg
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/jb1/491619301/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/daisydust/1543421056/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/suckamc/3047183157/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/16861042@N06/2509509035/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/peteer01/2421777297/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/bullneck/1489426728/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodysworld1778/1997329738/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodysworld1778/2051040184/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodysworld1778/2465098657/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifessweetdrug/2639430517/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/zeemaster/2407548594/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/segarcadia/2332328835/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshey/2258543310/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/peter-bunyan/337153660/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/34399400@N05/3203577598/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmogames/3035613061/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/elbardosuicida/1815033958/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/24181266@N06/2294236389/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/jibegod/2665399316/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/aea_texas/2472094238/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/26681494@N08/2673095938/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/heyggyeh/2529638659/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/construct/10559399/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/26658572@N03/2525631438/
    References
  • 59. ¿QUESTIONS?

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