Wizards: Work smarter, not harder.
Fighters: Not smarter, hit harder.
Rogues: Lie smarter, steal hardware.
Bards: Sing harder, get- ow! oh geeze! Fine, I’ll stop singing! Quit hitting me already!
Batman: Arkham City
A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
Quakecon Keynote 2013 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Bad and Wrong Music Lessons
A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.
Silent Hill Turbo HD II
I was trying to make fun of how Silent Hill had lost its way but I ended up making fun of fighting games. Whatever.