Jaquandor once said this about quoting Monty Python at a Renaissance Festival, although this applies just as well to playing D&D:
Having said that, just try to get through this part of the movie without thinking about it. I swear the old woman in panel six is just about to say, “There’s some lovely filth over here.”
This really is like shooting fish in a barrel.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
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.