Let us not forget Ubu Roi and his HP adventures. Steven tells a now-familiar tale about his HP. And I never miss a chance to link back to my own personal trials with the demon-infused box of madness that is HP Pavillion.
The folks at HP really are horrible people. Those machines spread a lot of misery. I can’t say enough bad things about them. What sickens me is that churning out crap for years on end doesn’t seem to have hurt their reputation. I do what I can here to inform people as a low-grade form of revenge, but it’s not like my efforts will ever cause any distress for the people responsible, which is the only thing that would really give me any sort of satisfaction.
This Scene Breaks a Character
Small changes to the animations can have a huge impact on how the audience interprets a scene.
The Loot Lottery
What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?
Quakecon 2012 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
Stop Asking Me to Play Dark Souls!
An unhinged rant where I maybe slightly over-reacted to the water torture of Souls evangelism.