I want to try a little experiment, if you’ll indulge me. Take a look at these two screenshots from Lord of the Rings Online:
At first glance, is there anything that bugs you / looks wrong / seems off? If so, what?
Obviously there is for me (or I wouldn’t be showing them to you) but I wonder how much of the problem is my own eccentricities. Don’t obsess over the image or anything, you’re not looking for anything secret or hidden.
I’ll post more on this later, after I see how people respond.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.
What is this silly word, why did some people get so irritated by it, and why did it fall out of use?
The Strange Evolution of OpenGL
Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.
The Disappointment Engine
No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.