I said that everyone goes crazy this week at one point. Josh is sort of crazy all week, due to a disagreement before the show. We vetoed doing Honest Hearts in favor of getting on with the game, and so he spent the week torturing us.
But today… today is Rutskarn’s day to shine. Near the end of the episode, Rutskarn gives a performance specifically designed to make you feel uncomfortable, ashamed, and confused. You don’t have to watch today’s episode, but if you chicken out you won’t understand anything that happens tomorrow, where all of the fear and loathing comes to a head. Time to cowboy up. You weren’t using your pride anyway.
Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
PC Gaming Golden Age
It's not a legend. It was real. There was a time before DLC. Before DRM. Before crappy ports. It was glorious.
Best. Plot Twist. Ever.
Few people remember BioWare's Jade Empire, but it had a unique setting and a really well-executed plot twist.
This is Why We Can’t Have Short Criticism
Here's how this site grew from short essays to novel-length quasi-analytical retrospectives.
This Scene Breaks a Character
Small changes to the animations can have a huge impact on how the audience interprets a scene.