Allow me to dig up the old story about the activation system that is part of Mass Effect and is destined for Spore. The rumor was that you could only “activate” the game three times. Before launch they said this:
And now that they have your money they say this:
The Slashdot thread on this is still smouldering a little, but I didn’t see anything there we didn’t cover here a hundred times already. I am happy to see the outrage spread, though. Just remember, you agreed to the poisoning when you installed the product.
Tell me one more time: Which side is the thieves and which side is the people just protecting their investment? Because I can’t remember now.
Dear Hollywood: Do a Mash Reboot
Since we're rebooting everything, MASH will probably come up eventually. Here are some casting suggestions.
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.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.
Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction
Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.
The true story of three strange days in 1989, when the last months of my adolescence ran out and the first few sparks of adulthood appeared.