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.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
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What is a skinner box, how does it interact with neurotransmitters, and what does it have to do with shooting people in the face for rare loot?
This is Why We Can’t Have Short Criticism
Here's how this site grew from short essays to novel-length quasi-analytical retrospectives.
Good Robot Dev Blog
An ongoing series where I work on making a 2D action game from scratch.
C++ is a wonderful language for making horrible code.