Oooh hey, both Shamus and I forgot to post some bonus commentary before this one went live. *whistles innocently* I think I’ll just spend my time creating proper commentary on Wednesday’s comic.
Quakecon 2012 Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
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?
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
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.
Bad and Wrong Music Lessons
A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.