Short remembrance about McLoughlin Bros. of New York

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi McLoughlin Bros., Inc. was a New York publishing firm that pioneered the systematic use of color printing technologies in children’s books, particularly between 1858 and 1920. The artistic and commercial roots of the McLoughlin firm were first developed by John McLoughlin, Jr. (1827-1905), who as a teenager learned wood engraving and printing while working for Elton & Co.–a New York firm formed by his father John

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“Slaves Of Rome” – weekly update – episode # 6

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte For all in JAMATORA last week was continue of work on “Slaves of Rome”. Main problem with Recipes mechanic was solved and then we went into tweaking general idea of game-play master-flow. You can see on attached image how did we start – using Mindjet MindManager.

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“Slaves Of Rome” – episode # 5

“Slaves Of Rome” got fresh new database After hard working couple of days the first database for “Slaves Of Rome” seems to be ready. This task was next milestone to do, before Jamatora can go further with develop on this game. It was a bit frustrating to do hundreds of fixes in the main database (DB) in the last few days to get a working tool for future work. Initially, the work on the DB was supposed to end on

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Slaves Of Rome – episode #2

Ab Iove principium Today I finished the translation of the first set of main Production items. And it should be a very good afternoon, only that after that accidentally I noticed the appearance of a new game under our working title – Imagine how furious I was and frustrated. It got stuck when I saw not only the same name but after all that the competitive production is of adult sex genre, wow! Well, what a shit, I thought at

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Slaves Of Rome – episode #1

My work on “Slaves Of Rome” still goes on and last week I went through hundreds of my notes and thousands of photos from a six-month trip to Italy and chose 66 each type of animals, plants, trees and minerals typical only for this piece of land. Many of them were still fresh in my memory but to be sure I was looking for additional information and tips from other sources. Google tools such as: “Google Maps Timeline” (to track

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Back to the past or how “Slaves Of Rome” was made

two years ago, one autumn day, during another portion of reading Roman myths, I realized how much we owe the civilization of the Roman Empire. A funny thought came to my mind, to revive the spirit of countless, nameless heroes of those times, which they were not the commanders or reach people but simply ordinary people who, by their effort, they built the power of Rome. They were called Slaves, slaves of Great Roman Empire. A bit time later the

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