I have crafted another one of those web-comic dealies, and I offer it here for your perusal.
It’s not often I get genuinely excited about a sequel. I am excited about Portal. To my shame, my enthusiasm comes from screenshot preview hype mag Game Informer, which I usually regard as little more than a catalog. Please understand that I usually know better than to be swayed by anything the magazine has to say. I mean, they hand it out for free. At Gamestop. This is not a place you should turn if you want a clear-headed critical opinion on a game. Or anything else.
But the Portal 2 article found a gap in my armor of distrust and cynicism. I read it all the way through. On purpose, and without irony. And now I want the game.
It’s going to be a long year.
(Right here is a good place for a paragraph asking about Half-Life 2: Episode 3, but I just don’t have it in me today.)
Why The Christmas Shopping Season is Worse Every Year
Everyone hates Black Friday sales. Even retailers! So why does it exist?
Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?
PC Hardware is Toast
This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.
id Software Coding Style
When the source code for Doom 3 was released, we got a look at some of the style conventions used by the developers. Here I analyze this style and explain what it all means.
The product of fandom run unchecked, this novel began as a short story and grew into something of a cult hit.