The videogame business began as a service. You’d go to the bar or the arcade and put in your quarter and the machine would give you a few minutes of amusement. When it was over you didn’t have anything to show for your quarter except whatever memories you’d accrued while the machine was in your employ.
But then came home gaming consoles and games went from being a service to being a product… Read the rest of the article at the Escapist, sport.
Spec Ops: The Line
A videogame that judges its audience, criticizes its genre, and hates its premise. How did this thing get made?
A programming project where I set out to make a gigantic and complex world from simple data.
The Middle Ages
Would you have survived in the middle ages?
Bad and Wrong Music Lessons
A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.
Video Compression Gone Wrong
How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?