Simon, an assistant language teacher in Japan, gave some of my old “fill-in-the-dialogue” comics to his 9th grade students for a fun activity and sent me some of the results. Check the gallery to see “Terror Suddenly,” “Do You Have Nose,” and many others!
When Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff drives around the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in a tank, people don’t run away from him. Rather, they walk right up and stand directly in front of the vehicle’s barrel—that’s where most of the books are.
- People Are Awesome: Meet the Book Tank, a ‘Weapon of Mass Instruction’ (h/t: @anexxia)
Homebrew Genesis emulator running on a PlayStation Vita, done by Wololo using the Half Byte Loader and some secret techniques.
Don’t get too excited.
First, you’ll notice that the emulation is not super great. Second, this is actually using the Vita’s PSP emulation, so even at best it would only be possible to make code that would be easier to run, and operate just as well, on the PSP.
Third, Wololo points out (in a somewhat dramatic fashion) that the Content Manager Assistant used to transfer stuff from the PC to Vita can require firmware updates, and (I’m not so sure about this bit) possibly monitor transfers.
So, this may not represent a homebrew-friendly or piracy-laden future for the Vita. Just a neat trick that’s possible on the launch hardware.
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It’s an emulator within a handheld emulator within a handheld.