Yesterday I headed to the “Web in 2023” / “Meet the Chrome Team” event at the Google office in Berlin. I Just wanted to briefly share some of my highlights of new things, but also things that have already been around, and some people might just not know about.… Read the rest “Web Development in 2023”
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”
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”
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”
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.
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”