First Steven mentioned this game. Perhaps some vague notion of self-preservation kept me from diving into the thing right then. (You’ll remember how nuts I went for Flash TD back in January.) Then Jay went and posted a screenshot. Geeze guys, thanks a lot.
So here it is, Flash Circle TD. It differs from the last game in that the critters aren’t trying to get anywhere. You aren’t trying to keep them away from your base, or whatever. They just come in and walk around in circles. The game is over if you get more than 100 at a time. This produces a very different game from more or less the same gameplay mechanics. Interesting.
Jay is hooked as well, which means Apocalypse Cow is most likely languishing while he pummels the circling critters. Curses!
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 Best of 2013
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2013.
A Star is Born
Remember the superhero MMO from 2009? Neither does anyone else. It was dumb. So dumb I was compelled to write this.
Project Button Masher
I teach myself music composition by imitating the style of various videogame soundtracks. How did it turn out? Listen for yourself.
Could Have Been Great
Here are four games that could have been much better with just a little more work.