When you want an image to use for your character portrait, you have two choices:
- Spend years mastering the art of sci-fi / fantasy illustration. Perhaps attend art school. Hone your craft until you can fully realize your character on paper just as you imagine them.
- Use Google Image Search and swipe something that looks roughly like how you want your character to look.
For whatever reason, most players take the lazy way and opt for #2, despite the fact that there is a 90% chance they are going to look like a brooding androgynous goth / punk elf holding the wrong weapon.
Raytracing is coming. Slowly. Eventually. What is it and what will it mean for game development?
So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.
The Best of 2017
My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2017.
I'm a very casual fan of the series, but I gave Civilization VI a look to see what was up with this nuclear war simulator.
The product of fandom run unchecked, this novel began as a short story and grew into something of a cult hit.