Watchmen opens today. I’m not going to be able to see it any time soon, but I’m still excited. Yay! Our culture is being validated by Hollywood. Go nerds! Unless the movie sucks and the story is mutilated in order to make it more palatable to non-geeks. In which case Hollywood has once again given us a wedgie by defacing our heroic icons. Either way, I’m sure we’ll all see some really epic deconstructivist flamewars over it. And it goes without saying that no matter how good or bad the movie is, 45% of all forum icons will be Rorschach for the next few years. So we have that going for us.
Everyone was really polite and friendly in yesterday’s political / philosophical thread, but I’ve decided to punish the lot of you anyway. Here, take that:
I only posted that because I know you can’t hit me from where you’re sitting.
The Brilliance of Mass Effect
What is "Domino Worldbuilding" and how did it help to make Mass Effect one of the most interesting settings in modern RPGs?
The Game That Ruined Me
Be careful what you learn with your muscle-memory, because it will be very hard to un-learn it.
Punishing The Internet for Sharing
Why make millions on your video game when you could be making HUNDREDS on frivolous copyright claims?
Do It Again, Stupid
One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.
C++ is a wonderful language for making horrible code.