In the book, Gandalf acted much as he always did in this meeting: Annoyingly Mysterious. You can’t really fault him, that’s his style. In the movie, it seemed like he was just being a jerk. I can’t fault him there either. If I came back from the dead as a nigh-invincible super-wizard, I’d probably run around doing this sort of thing to everyone.
In Defense of Crunch
Crunch-mode game development isn't good, but sometimes it happens for good reasons.
A programming project where I set out to make a gigantic and complex world from simple data.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
Batman: Arkham City
A look back at one of my favorite games. The gameplay was stellar, but the underlying story was clumsy and oddly constructed.
This Scene Breaks a Character
Small changes to the animations can have a huge impact on how the audience interprets a scene.