Hosts: Josh, Rutskarn, Shamus, Campster.
Episode edited by Issac.
If the show auto-plays for you, please consult this post for details. In short, it’s a bug in the latest Firefox, I can’t fix it, but it should be patched soon. (And maybe the patch is up already.)
00:01:30 Zack Snyder: “The Force Awakens Killed More Civilians Than Man of Steel”
Above is the quote that got all the attention in the original WSJ article, but for me THIS quote is the one that really raised my eyebrows:
“I was surprised with the fervency of the defense of the concept of Superman. I feel like they were taking it personally that I was trying to grow up their character.”
If that comment was supposed to smooth things out, I think it… didn’t.
Like I said in the show, this is on my to-watch list as soon as this Good Robot business is over.
31:30 Rutskarn’s Tales of D&D Tomfoolery.
Also contains japery and shenanigans.
Bethesda felt the need to jam a morality system into Fallout 3, and they blew it. Good and evil make no sense and the moral compass points sideways.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
What is Vulkan?
There's a new graphics API in town. What does that mean, and why do we need it?
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
Trusting the System
How do you know the rules of the game are what the game claims? More importantly, how do the DEVELOPERS know?