The best remedy for a situation like this is to use quick, firm blows to the face and back of the head. Since he doesn’t have a character you can’t be accused of LARPing. Some games have house rules against hitting people, so it’s best not to ask permission first.
A four panel comic! Amazing!
I’ve already made a big deal about how I struggle with the three-panel joke. Even at my most concise, I seem to end up with four instead of three. In the 150+ strip run of my other webcomic, I think I’ve done a three panel joke twice.
I’m a big fan of the pigs that were alive one moment and then became long dead in the next panel.
Marcus ends up doing this fairly regularly, pointing out things Casey’s forgotten that end up making everything worse for our heroes. It’s an admirable character flaw.
Deus Ex and The Treachery of Labels
Deus Ex Mankind Divided was a clumsy, tone-deaf allegory that thought it was clever, and it managed to annoy people of all political stripes.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
TitleWhat’s Inside Skinner’s Box?
What is a skinner box, how does it interact with neurotransmitters, and what does it have to do with shooting people in the face for rare loot?
Programming Language for Games
Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?
Good to be the King?
Which would you rather be: A king in the middle ages, or a lower-income laborer in the 21st century?