Fuel is just $5 and change on Steam right now. That’s the game where I talked about procedural content:
If at the time you thought, “That looks like it might be interesting to explore, but I wouldn’t pay full price for it.” then now is your big chance. I admit I have a bit of soft spot for this game because of the procedural content. I really hope the Asobo tech doesn’t end up collecting dust because this game sold poorly. The gameplay might have been off, but their world generating system is a lot more exciting to me than the next generation of bling-mapping.
id Software Coding Style
When the source code for Doom 3 was released, we got a look at some of the style conventions used by the developers. Here I analyze this style and explain what it all means.
Raytracing is coming. Slowly. Eventually. What is it and what will it mean for game development?
Trashing the Heap
What does it mean when a program crashes, and why does it happen?
The Biggest Game Ever
How did this niche racing game make a gameworld so massive, and why is that a big deal?
Game at the Bottom
Why spend millions on visuals that are just a distraction from the REAL game of hotbar-watching?