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Finding Video Games In Your Language

In a previous blog post I had complained not being able to find (or even search!) video games to play in Arabic. When recently I was searching for Arabic games again I had no luck, instead I found my own rant.… Read the rest “Finding Video Games In Your Language”

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Throwback: My Old Blog

Years ago I used to blog over at bunkernetz.com. Most of the posts I was writing while I was studying computer science in Berlin.

I haven’t updated that blog since, so it’s pretty much just an archive now from my university time.… Read the rest “Throwback: My Old Blog”

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Generating and displaying a QR code in Unreal Engine

Figuring out how to turn any string into a QR code that can be displayed as an image in the UI using Unreal engine. It involves a little bit of C++, but don’t worry!

This week we’re spending lots of time working on Askutron.… Read the rest “Generating and displaying a QR code in Unreal Engine”

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Askutron Community #1

This is the start of the series where I will blog about development of the new community website that I started just recently for my quiz game Askutron.

The website will primarily be a platform for players to create and share their own quizzes for the game.… Read the rest “Askutron Community #1”

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Playing “Rock Band” songs using C# & Unity

Recently I stumbled over the extracted files of several songs from one of my all time favorite video games: Rock Band 2.

If you are unlucky enough to never have played it, the game basically shows scrolling musical “notes” while players – using fake instruments and a microphone – have to match them.… Read the rest “Playing “Rock Band” songs using C# & Unity”

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Video Games in Arabic?

Since I’ve started learning Arabic I’ve been looking for video games to play in the language as a more interesting way to practice Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) also known as Modern Written Arabic, or simply “Fusha” (meaning “pure”) Arabic.

As far as I can tell the only stores where you can easily find the supported languages for each game on PC are Steam and GOG, which thankfully list them.

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Playing charades in three languages or more

Word Guessing Games

Some of my favorite party games to play when I’m with friends or family are games like Activity, Taboo, Cranium, or simply charades. So essentially word guessing games. It’s usually a fun and relaxed experience and there’s no time wasted having to explain many rules.… Read the rest “Playing charades in three languages or more”

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Hello, world!

Hi! I’m Mathias and this is my personal blog.

I used to blog over at bunkernetz.com but have been quite lazy for the last few years when it comes to writing. I wasn’t all lazy though. Together with my brother I developed a Quiz game for PC called Askutron.… Read the rest “Hello, world!”