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DEFINITION: Second Life is a massive multi-player universe (MMU) set in a 3D virtual world created by San Francisco-based software maker Linden Labs.Second Life was founded by the former CTO of RealNetworks, Philip Rosedale. Rosedale intended the virtual world to closely mirror the "metaverse," a 3D version of the Internet set in the near-future as described in the cyberpunk novel "Snow Crash" written by Neal  … 
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Gamania Group tightens security to strengthen game development capability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, read up on a gaming software company that was looking to expand in the market, but first turned to automated security management tools to ensure compliance and customer trust before moving forward.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Social Gaming in the Cloud: A Business White Paper
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: Major gaming publishers such as Zynga, Crowdstar and Playfish use RightScale to scale to tens of millions of players per day. RightScale has the experience and tailored solution for launching and managing social games on the cloud.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

RightScale

Designing Artificial Intelligence for Games (part 2)
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: This article gets dangerously close to real artificial intelligence (AI). All intelligent agents need to have a basic ability to perceive their environment and some means of navigating and moving within the world around them-be it real or otherwise. Read on to learn more about AI.
Posted: 17 Aug 2009 | Published: 11 Jun 2009

Intel Software Network

Designing Artificial Intelligence for Games (Part 1)
sponsored by Intel Software Network
WHITE PAPER: This article begins a four part series that explores the following important AI concepts and how to optimize them to run on today’s cutting edge multi-core processors.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 20 Jun 2009

Intel Software Network
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GAMES AND ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  Stephenson. Residents can design and build residences on land that they own or rent from either Linden Labs or other residents. There is a high level of entrepreneurial activity in Second Life. As of late 2006, hundreds of thousands of dollars were changing hands daily as residents created and sold a wide variety of virtual commodities. Linden Labs provides the software tools for 3D design for free, but many residents prefer to purchase what more knowledgeable programmers have created than try to build things themselves.Major tech corporations have used Second Life to market products or services … 
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