(No after-comic commentary for this on in the original run.)
I love this strip. The whole thing. I love Josh, stalking the hapless goblins in panel 1. The rationalizations in panel 2. Chuck’s wry truth in panel 3 and Fitzpatrick giving raspberries.
Oh hey! I should comment here! Oops.
I’m a big fan of this one as well. I’d say it’s one of the high points of the run. I should note we had a few people complain about how cute and doomed those poor goblins were, which was rather the point.
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.
Best. Plot Twist. Ever.
Few people remember BioWare's Jade Empire, but it had a unique setting and a really well-executed plot twist.
Starcraft 2: Rush Analysis
I write a program to simulate different strategies in Starcraft 2, to see how they compare.
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.
Are Lootboxes Gambling?
Obviously they are. Right? Actually, is this another one of those sneaky hard-to-define things?