Don’t get too hung up on horses. While the rulebooks have all sorts of rules for movement speeds while on foot, encumbered, or riding, the truth is that all travel takes exactly as long as the DM wants it to. This brings to mind the wise old saying:
“A player is never late, Dave. Nor is he early. He arrives precisly when the plot dictates he should.”
Or something like that.
Grand Theft Railroad
Grand Theft Auto is a lousy, cheating jerk of a game.
Video Compression Gone Wrong
How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?
Bad and Wrong Music Lessons
A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
Crash Dot Com
Back in 1999, I rode the dot-com bubble. Got rich. Worked hard. Went crazy. Turned poor. It was fun.