During the original run, this one was spoiled about six strips earlier when people began pointing out the relative worth of +1 Sword vs. +0 Pig.
The “Headdesk” avatar saw a lot of use on Livejournal in the months and years following this comic.
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
Do It Again, Stupid
One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.
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?
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
DM of the Rings
Both a celebration and an evisceration of tabletop roleplaying games, by twisting the Lord of the Rings films into a D&D game.