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Old 2011-06-09, 13:06
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Boxon??

Apparently they're working on something called Boxon for the Ipad and PC. Wonder what that is. Still, good to see they're still in bussiness...

http://ludoid.fr/ludographie.htm
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Old 2011-06-09, 16:25
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Old 2011-06-09, 20:06
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Old 2011-06-09, 20:29
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looks interesting :P
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Old 2011-06-09, 20:34
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I did some research, I think it can mean "jumble".
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Old 2011-06-09, 23:13
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Yeah, it's practically never used to mean "whorehouse". I didn't even know it meant that before... I most ususually hear it in the sentence "C'est quoi ce boxon ?" => "What's this mess ?"
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Old 2011-06-09, 23:58
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I find it amazing how impossible it was to find a different defintion than "brothel" in the typical online dictionaries. It's as if they all copy from each other.
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Old 2011-06-10, 01:16
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Didn't know tha meaning before either... If I understood well, a synonym could be "bordel" (french).
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Old 2011-06-10, 09:13
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I did some research, the Ipad is a Tablet.

So, this must be a puzzle - low profile game like those little Dora The Explorer games from LWS.


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Old 2011-06-10, 22:00
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As much as I think the iPad is crazy overrated/overpriced relative to a notepad, it does have pretty elbaorate games on it.....Re4 for example.
It probably is a puzzle, but more down to budget reasons,
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Old 2011-06-12, 17:02
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Actually i think all Tablets are overrated. They are as portable as a notepad is, but you can do less things with them, and they cost more. I don't understand the reason of their success
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Old 2011-06-12, 19:44
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DECENT tablets are good. (especialy for artists)
Like this one;
http://www.htc.com/www/product/flyer/overviewb.html
(windows7,multitouch+wacom support, good enough to run Heroes5-ish games,sub 700euros)

Why anyone buys the crippled large iPad ones (and the clones) is beyond me though
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Old 2011-06-12, 21:41
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What about this Wii U thing? Isn't that a tablet? I still don't know how it will work.
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Old 2011-06-13, 00:14
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Its basicly like a classic controller with a large, semi-decent res, DS style touchscreen in the middle. Nothing to fancy really.
It also has gyros, but I think in that form factor they will only end up being used for gun-turret style aiming and rolling ball games.....cant picture anyone playing golf or tennis with the thing :P

I hope to be proved wrong but nothing really struct me as inspirational with the thing.

Id rather they just evolved the Wiimote design.

I quite like this PC version of it;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auHSE...mbedded#at=291

Basicly two identical sections both with analogue sticks and motion sensing.
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Old 2011-06-14, 19:40
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Boxon gone.... maybe it got canned?
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Old 2011-06-14, 19:40
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That was fast.
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Old 2011-06-14, 21:16
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or we have caused them to want to rename it
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Old 2011-06-14, 23:50
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Orani !!!!! Happy to see you back

So, Axx looked at the website of Ludoïd and saw that there was a new project called Boxon, and it turned out that it has more than one meaning in french, one of them is whorehouse and the other is mess (but a really big one). As you can guess, we spoke a bit about it

What about you ? It's been a looong time. How have you been ?
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Old 2011-06-21, 19:35
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So.....I haven't been here for a while...looks like i missed the um...whore house...and someone named wuk, anyone care to fill me in further?
who are you? The incredible WUK has been long gone!
And the 23 year old lady with negiotable affection was lightwing, he's proably still alive.

But welcome back anyway :P
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Old 2011-06-21, 22:01
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Old 2011-06-21, 23:13
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Relatively ok, I might come back more frequently so long as the members here don't agitate me like usual.
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Old 2011-08-22, 20:19
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Oups didn't see this thread !

Hi (again),

I just posted a new message in Off Topic about bOxOn !
Sorry, I didn't see this thread before posting (noob)...

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Old 2011-08-22, 20:27
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By the way, i should answer here:

boxon in french is (was...) used to mean "what's this mess ?" as Link said.
As you need to clean up levels filled with tiles (could be boxes) I found it sounds like an english word related to boxes you have to organize
(please tell me if there is some terrible other meaning ???)
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