Cool geek stuff for the week of May 16th, 2012
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Tutorial of the week:
Install the Android OS on a PC using VirtualBox
Game of the week:
Realm of the Mad God is a massively co-op 16-bit action RPG that drops you into the thick of the fight in a world overwhelmed by monsters
Cool Site of the week:
Mix and Remix Youtube videos and become your own internet VJ!
To kick off new episodes of Tinkernut, I’m holding a Flash Game contest to see who can come up with the coolest Flash game. The winner will get a $50 itunes gift card as well as promotion in my video on October 24th. You can find the full set of rules here:
Minecraft is a super popular games among the geek community. So in this episode, I’ll show you how to set up your own Minecraft game server.
You can download the server software here:
If you have a mac, use the command line to launch the server software:
java -Xmx1024M -Xms1024M -jar minecraft_server.jar nogui
Here’s the contents of the server.properties file:
This video was an entry into the ArsTechnica.com Science video contest. It explains the basics of thermoelectricity.
Congratulations to all the participants
Congratulations to the winners of the Special Effects video contest. The winners, as well as links to their entries are listed below: