Legend of the Greasepole gets the Silverlight 4 + Analytics treatment

Legend of the Greasepole has been ported to Silverlight 4 and reincarnated on http://greasepole.net. Greasepole is the long-suffering game about multimedia tribute to the inexplicable Engineering traditions at Queen’s University in Canada. Over 50 students contributed to the project back in the day. There’s a significant AI component to Greasepole – the autonomous “frosh” characters have… Continue reading Legend of the Greasepole gets the Silverlight 4 + Analytics treatment

Greasepole XNA: Looking for a few beta testers

By my reckoning, it’ll be next Saturday when Queen’s University frosh week will culminate this year for a new batch of fresh-faced Engineering students.  Surrounded by upper-years dyed purple with gentian violet, they’ll struggle to form a pyramid and climb a lanolin-covered pole to liberate a Scottish tam that’s been nailed to its top, and officially… Continue reading Greasepole XNA: Looking for a few beta testers