Exciting day so far. We waited in line in the murderous cold and Turok-level fog. Then we stood in line to get our passes. Then there was a kind of Aaron Sorkin style walking line. Now were sitting in line for the main exhibition hall.
Someone beside me is reading a comic book. Guys in front of and behind me are playing Magic: The Gathering. Someone has produced a beach ball, and a game of co-op crowd volleyball is now in session.
Man, this place is CRAWLING with nerds.
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MMO Population Problems
Computers keep getting more powerful. So why do the population caps for massively multiplayer games stay about the same?
Video Compression Gone Wrong
How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?
The Mistakes DOOM Didn't Make
How did this game avoid all the usual stupidity that ruins remakes of classic titles?
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Imagine if the original Star Wars hadn't appeared in the 1970's, but instead was pitched to studios in 2006. How would that turn out?