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.
The game was a dud, and I'm convinced a big part of that is due to the way the game leaned into its story. Its terrible, cringe-inducing story.
Grand Theft Railroad
Grand Theft Auto is a lousy, cheating jerk of a game.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.
Games and the Fear of Death
Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.