Polygon Daily Open Thread - Thu July 3

Be afraid of Aliens: Colonial Marines. It's a bad game.

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NEWS

The future of Assassin's Creed will be carved out by Ubisoft Quebec by Emily Gera

Hearthstone tournament organizers say gender division was not intended to be sexist by Tracey Lien

Previously male-only Hearthstone competition now open to all genders by Jenna Pitcher

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition retail version begins rolling out Aug. 12 by Jenna Pitcher

What's changing in Battlefield Hardline based on the game's first beta by Dave Tach

Bethesda vice president to open PAX Australia with storytime keynote by Jenna Pitcher

Fnatic will play with Era during The International Dota 2 tournament by Alexa Ray Corriea

Amazon refusing to settle with FTC over in-app purchases made by children by Alexa Ray Corriea

Minecraft now has bunnies, including one from Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Brian Crecente

Super Time Force Ultra is coming to Steam this summer with new features by Dave Tach

FEATURES

What it feels like to launch an indie hit by Chris Plante

REVIEWS

Guacamelee

FORUM POSTS

Anime, Cartoons, Comics! Plight Vol. 2, No. 13: In Search of a Band,... by Woady

Pokémon Discussions: Springing forward by glenngunnerzero

What do you do when you can name something by Turobot

Polygon's policy on criticism of it's own content and bans. by HustleBones

Polygon Daily Open Thread - Wed July 12 by Polynauts

Will the digital download revolution kill the 'I'll buy it when the... by Dayvie

COTD

Welcome to another photography series. This time I will touch one of the most prominent thing in the island of Java, and it’s farming. Paddy farming to be exact. I’m not responsible for the inevitable Paddy Stardust jokes

I just love the blue sky

Ah rice, We Asians just crazy about it. Some of us even can’t live a day without it. If you fly over Java island you will see that paddy fields are EVERYWHERE. Java island is probably the provider for most rice all over Indonesia.

The 90s called, they want their slanted photography back

Thanks to better seeds and tropical weather Indonesia can harvest rice 2-4 times a year.

Now with electrocyte

Even electrical poles can be build on the paddy fields.

Did I told you that I love blue skies?

Rural areas truly relied on farming. And I say that’s the beauty of it. Green, green everywhere.

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