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http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-01-...deo-games.html

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Video game designers are always striving to make games more lifelike, but they'll have a hard time topping what Stanford researcher Ingmar Riedel-Kruse is up to. He's introducing life itself into games.

Riedel-Kruse and his lab group have developed the first video games in which a player's actions influence the behavior of living microorganisms in real time – while the game is being played.

These "biotic games" involve a variety of basic biological processes and some simple single-celled organisms (such as paramecia) in combination with biotechnology.
The possibilities of this are absolutely MIND BOGGLING
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mind = blown

Neat stuff, makes me wonder what the future holds.
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Indeed. That was a very interesting watch.
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Pretty damn cool!
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So would pirating a game also break cloning laws?
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So would pirating a game also break cloning laws?
haha nice +Rep
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Space Invaders please, or asteroid
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Very interesting!
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what happens when you loose the game ? All those single celled organisms die ? that makes me sad
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what happens when you loose the game ? All those single celled organisms die ? that makes me sad
its a whole new incentive to not lose, i like it
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