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    MIT looking for volunteers for a game
    Hi ya folks! Just saw this at MacInTouch:

    The MIT Media Lab needs volunteers for a research project that requires the participation of thousands of game players:

    This game runs on OSX, and we are running our servers on OSX too.
    The Restaurant Game is a research project at the MIT Media Lab that will algorithmically combine the gameplay experiences of thousands of players to create a new game. In a few months, we will apply machine learning algorithms to data collected through the multiplayer Restaurant Game, and produce a new single-player game that we will enter into the 2008 Independent Games Festival. Everyone who plays The Restaurant Game will be credited as a Game Designer.
    So if you have the time, check it out. Click on the links for more info. :girl:

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    ToddG's Avatar
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    Nov 27, 2006
    Downloaded it. It crashed four times ... the best I could get was into the "chat" part of the tutorial.

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    Jonnyfive's Avatar
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    Jun 02, 2006
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    White MacBook, 2.0 ghz Intel Core 2, 2GB ram||[G4 Imac Flat Panel] |800mhz|1Gb RAM|60gb HDD
    Crashed in the tutorial twice so far for me.
    White MacBook, 2.0 ghz Intel Core 2, 2GB ram||[G4 iMac Flat Panel] |800mhz|1Gb RAM|60gb HDD|Combo Drive

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    Aww sorry guys.

    Maybe you can email the head honcho there?

    Please email me at jorkin AT mediaDOTmitDOTedu with questions or technical problems, or post comments to the Game/AI blog.

    Oops!... I shoulda posted this in the first post! Just saw this on the troubleshooting page. Very sorry again guys!

    Unfortunately, the Restaurant Game will not run on Intel Macs in OSX.

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    Martin.'s Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 18, 2007
    Calgary, Canada
    downloaded my copy, , looks good.

    Edit: wow crash much? lol

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    Yeah guys beware those of you running Intel-based Macs: it won't work on them. From the troubleshooting page:

    Unfortunately, the Restaurant Game will not run on Intel Macs in OSX.
    Which is a bummer... :blind:

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