Author Archives: Mike Karlesky

I'm a Computer Science Ph.D. Candidate. My research areas are Human Computer Interaction, Affective Computing, and Playful Technologies. Projects of mine include Fidget Widgets and Open Sesame. More of my work past and present as well as my writing is available at my own site. Before graduate school I spent twelve years in the computer engineering field. I've contributed to and published on several open source projects. If you want to talk about amusement parks or the New York City subway, drop me a note.

Digital Archaeology: Spacewar

Spacewar is one of the very first digital computer games, originally developed in 1962 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to run on a DEC PDP-1. For a sense for how significant this event was… Read More…

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Metroid Source Code — Now with 67% more documentation!

Metroid Source Code Expanded: This compressed file contains 9 text files that make up the entire source code for the original Metroid game for the NES. Labels corresponding to address values have been added to… Read More…

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Metroid Source Code — Now with 67% more documentation!

Metroid Source Code Expanded: This compressed file contains 9 text files that make up the entire source code for the original Metroid game for the NES. Labels corresponding to address values have been added to… Read More…

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