“Hey Shamus! You should do the hide and seek quest! You should do the pie quest! You should Slam your face in a car door!”
You people and your constant demands for me to abuse myself for your amusement.
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 Gradient of Plot Holes
Most stories have plot holes. The failure isn't that they exist, it's when you notice them while immersed in the story.
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.
Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Good Robot Dev Blog
An ongoing series where I work on making a 2D action game from scratch.