A lot of tension in a story happens when the characters do something against the wishes of the audience. This isn’t really possible in the context of an RPG, because the characters ARE the audience.
It pretty much means you can’t create moments like the one where (in the books, mind you) Eowyn begs Aragorn to let her ride with him into battle, and he refuses because he has no right to accept. If you try, you’ll end up with nonsense like what you see above, because 90% of the players out there will simply let her join without a second thought. The other 10% will try to have sex with her first.
Linux vs. Windows
Finally, the age-old debate has been settled.
This Scene Breaks a Character
Small changes to the animations can have a huge impact on how the audience interprets a scene.
Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
A video Let's Play series I collaborated on from 2009 to 2017.
What is Vulkan?
There's a new graphics API in town. What does that mean, and why do we need it?