Image Credit: GiantOddArchaeopteryx

The new medium in art is gaming. Game developers have become modern day rock stars by combining visual and audio effects thereby creating a new interactive experience. And this medium is continually being pushed to see how far we can take it.

Recently, I’ve come across 5 amazing websites for people who love art and gaming. Here they are:

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Arkadia Zoomquilt (arkadia.xyz)

Image Credit: Nikki Baumgarten

Nikolaus Baumgarten and Sophia Schomberg are from Berlin Germany. They specialize in an art form called “zoom quilts” which is an infinitely zooming image. Beautiful, isn’t it?

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Fire Fluid Simulation 3 (escape emotions)

Image Credit: Peter Blaskovic

Peter Blaskovic specializes in programming in something called Processing. Processing is a flexible software for coding in visual arts. Apparently, you can do some pretty cool stuff with it.

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Where is the red? (Butchers Workshop)

Image Credit: ButchersWorkshop

ButchersWorkshop is an indie game developer from Pecs, Hungary who is currently working on a web-based space game called Exiammea. Of course I had to post this in reference to ourWorld’s Buzz cup game. My best level is 7.

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8-bit Canvas Cycle (Effect Games)

Image Credit: Mark Ferrari

Joseph Huckaby coded this beautiful application with artwork done by Mark Ferrari. I love Mark’s quote here, “Some regard the arts as frivolous distractions, but from where I stand ‘art’ is at the center of human nature and progress — the essential source of even our most practical achievements.” Mark Ferrari has instantly become one of my favorite artists. Simply beautiful.

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Coding Game (coding game)

Do you like riddles? Then coding may be for you. Coding game helps programmers continually improve their skill by offering challenging puzzles. Coding is like a game in itself; if you enjoy playing logic games in your head.


Do you like games more or art more?

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