The OK GO video I talked about is called WTF?, and it’s probably the simplest video they’ve ever done. Compare it to Needing, Getting, which required some construction acoustics R&D, a massive musical course, hundreds of musical instruments, a specially modified car, and for lead singer Damian Kulash to take a stunt driving course.
I just thought that was interesting.
To everyone celebrating Thanksgiving: I hope you’re having a fun day with great food. I just had ice cream cake so I’m pretty happy right now.
The next episode will complete our run of Mass Effect 3. Then we’ll be announcing the next season.
The Plot-Driven Door
You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.
The Best of 2011
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2011.
Here is a 13 part series where I talk about programming games, programming languages, and programming problems.
Silent Hill Origins
Here is a long look at a game that tries to live up to a big legacy and fails hilariously.