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.
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No, self-aware robots aren't going to turn on us, Skynet-style. Not unless we designed them to.
The Biggest Game Ever
How did this niche racing game make a gameworld so massive, and why is that a big deal?
Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.