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Flow (stylized as flOw) is an independent video game created by Jenova Chen and Nicholas Clark. Originally released as a free Flash game in 2006 to accompany Chen's master's thesis, it was reworked into a 2007 PlayStation 3 game by his development studio, Thatgamecompany. SuperVillain Studios developed a PlayStation Portable version of the game in 2008, and PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions in 2013. In Flow, the player navigates a series of two-dimensional (2D) planes with an aquatic microorganism that evolves by consuming other microorganisms. The game's design is based on Chen's research into dynamic difficulty adjustment at the University of Southern California's Interactive Media Division, and on psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's theoretical concept of mental immersion or flow.
The Flash version of Flow received 100,000 downloads within its first two weeks of release, and had been played over 3.5 million times by 2008. Its PlayStation 3 re-release was the most downloaded game on the PlayStation Network in 2007 and won the Best Downloadable Game award at the 2008 Game Developers Choice Awards. It was nominated for awards by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Reviewers praised Flow's visual and audio appeal, but noted the simplicity of its gameplay; several considered it to be more of an art piece than a game.
Following an Anglia Water complete loss of Water Supply in Milton Keynes, I had a call from a Tenant reporting the No Water Flow Fault On the Ideal S32 Gen2.
When I arrived at the property I found the pressure in the System Loop was absolute zero. There were boiler manual papers out in the...
I have a question about what happens when the incoming mains water valve with the arrow on it has water flowing backwards rather than forwards. For example the arrow on the water stop valve is pointing left but the water coming in is going right instead of left, would this pose as...
Fitted these new bathroom taps yesterday.
Hooked them up to 15mm pipe work which is on a gravity fed system.
Upon first use it was obvious the flow rate was much worse than the old taps.
Other than the taps themselfs, the only difference was that i had to fit a 15-10 mm reducer from the...
Hi I've just purchased a TAS2000SR but once connected the flow rate dial doesn't seem to change the flow at all. Its completely the same no matter which way the dial is turned.
The only difference to my old AS2000XT is that I've located the new one TAS2000SR ~2m further away on the opposite...
I have a end terraced house. Boiler attached to concrete wall on the end of the terrace. There’s a copper pipe curved into the wall with maybe a 1-2cm gap. The water sometimes leaks onto the wall and I’m worried about the damage it might cause. The kitchen drains are on the other side so would...
I recently re pressured my mega flo, isolated water then drained water into tundish etc.
Turned on hot water tap and no water coming out. I turned on cold water two and the water pressure and flow is ok.
Does anyone know why there is no water coming out of the hot tap? Thanks
Afternoon all - We have a problem with very little/no cold water flow on the ground and first floor of our (fairly new build, 7 years old) 3 story town house. All flow is fine on the top floor and the hot water is unaffected and runs throughout the house.
It's an unvented, balanced system...
I replaced an electric shower for a family member recently and on completion noticed how poor the pressure was. It wasn’t like this the week before when I initially looked at it. Apparently Severn Trent were in the area the following week to do some work. She’s now saying that the...
Hi, my name is Alan and I have a puzzle with my hot water supply.
I have a condensing boiler which is 6 years old and has been regularly serviced. It is a non-vented system, connected to an indirect hot water tank, as well as the central heating system. During the last 2 or3 weeks I have...
Hi, I have a question related to NHBC flow rate standards. Does this standard apply when using a flow regulator? I have a new building without sufficient water flow while using the outlets simultaneously. But the builder insists that it is according to NHBC guidelines and the low flow is because...
Just had a lovely Viessmann 222-F installed along with a HUGE 5.5kw triple panel radiator, almost next to it, to heat three rooms knocked into one.
If I open the large rad valve enough to heat the large room (I’m guessing that) the return temp to the boiler is quite high, and the boiler is...
I have a question regarding the flow and temperature on a thermostatic mixer shower. The water set from the combi boiler is hot in the kitchen, the bath hot water tap is quite warm and when I reduce the flow by turning the tap half way the water gets hotter.
My shower has been...
Currently suffering from poor internal flow rates near the internal 20mm stopcock of 10L/min.
Want to upgrade system to either unvented cylinder or large storage combi to feed 5 bedrooms/1 bathroom/1en suite.
Affinity water have confirmed supply pipe to the boundary stopcock is...
Hi all, looking to solve my clients water flow issues.
5bed detached House in the South East with a combi boiler.
Customer is unhappy with shower flow when running a single shower.
Affinity water have come out with the following measurements:
Max flow 25l/m
We’ve a pressurized megaflow system and the last few weeks we’ve lost water pressure on Just two outlets in the house. The first a Keuco mixer shower were the hot outlets is just a dribble where previously it filled the bath in 5 mins and the second a Quooker tap where the tank fed supply...
hot water pressure
I currently have 6 old radiators (downstairs) off what looks like 15mm pipework. It comes off the zone valve in 22mm and then goes under the suspended floor and is 15mm throughout. It takes forever to heat the rooms and as the radiators need replacing anyway I was looking to upgrade to...
So far, despite the obvious reputation, we’ve been really lucky with our Ferroli Optimax HE 31C. Only had two replacement diverter valves fitted in its life so far and very little else has gone wrong but has been regularly serviced so hopefully will last a little bit longer HOWEVER a small drip...
Evening chaps, I realise that different parts of the country will differ in terms of pressure and flow in coming but is anybody else noticing a trend that guaranteed litres per minute is coming down and down as confirmed by providers?
I have two recent quotes both large family houses where...