Fact is, I’m proof that they made the right decision. I think the show would have been better if the breasts had been more realistically sized, but if they had been I probably would not have watched it. Aargh…
The fan service got me to watch the show. But how many people who would have enjoyed it will skip it because of the fan service? Aargh again!
I love mechas. I like good stories. But even if my wife was willing to sit through this, I think the breasts would undermine the plot at every turn. It’s like watching Hamlet enacted entirely by Playboy bunnies*: The story is grim and intense, but nobody is going to take the thing seriously in this context.
* Assuming this has not already been done.
Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated
An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
Denuvo and the "Death" of Piracy
Denuvo videogame DRM didn't actually kill piracy, but it did stop it for several months. Here's what we learned from that.
The Best of 2018
I called 2018 "The Year of Good News". Here is a list of the games I thought were interesting or worth talking about that year.
The Plot-Driven Door
You know how videogames sometimes do that thing where it's preposterously hard to go through a simple door? This one is really bad.