I’ve had my players try to barter for items I was trying to give them for free. This is not a bad thing, but it always throws me off-script. It’s like little Timmy coming downstairs on Christmas morning and crying out, “Sweet! Okay mom and dad, how much for the big box with ‘timmy’ on it? Huh? How much?” It doesn’t matter what you say now, the moment is ruined.
The Strange Evolution of OpenGL
Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
MMO Population Problems
Computers keep getting more powerful. So why do the population caps for massively multiplayer games stay about the same?
A stream-of-gameplay review of Dead Island. This game is a cavalcade of bugs and bad design choices.
The plot of this game isn't just dumb, it's actively hostile to the player. This game hates you and thinks you are stupid.