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Shamus Plays WoW #15: The Doom of Darkshire

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 29, 2017
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WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #14: Thinking Inside the Box

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 22, 2017
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WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #13: Dial M for Meme

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 15, 2017
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WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #12: Hogger!

By Shamus
on Sunday Jan 8, 2017
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW#11: What? More Work?

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 27, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW#10: Murloc Madness

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 20, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #9: No Murlock, No Wedlock

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 13, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #8: Lazy, Star-Crossed Lovers

By Shamus
on Sunday Nov 6, 2016
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WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #7: The Cataclysm Begins!

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 30, 2016
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WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #6: The Truth Hurts

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 23, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #5: Enemy Mine

By Shamus
on Sunday Oct 9, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #4: What Happens in Goldshire…

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 25, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #3: Into the Bandit’s Den

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 18, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #2: Toiling in the Kobold Mines

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 11, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Shamus Plays WoW #1: It’s an Imp’s Life

By Shamus
on Sunday Sep 4, 2016
Filed under:
WoW




Silent Hill Turbo HD II

I was trying to make fun of how Silent Hill had lost its way but I ended up making fun of fighting games. Whatever.

 

Overused Words in Game Titles

I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.

 

Dead Island

A stream-of-gameplay review of Dead Island. This game is a cavalcade of bugs and bad design choices.

 

PC Hardware is Toast

This is why shopping for graphics cards is so stupid and miserable.

 

Project Frontier

A programming project where I set out to make a gigantic and complex world from simple data.

 

My Music

Do you like electronic music? Do you like free stuff? Are you okay with amateur music from someone who's learning? Yes? Because that's what this is.

 

How to Forum

Dear people of the internet: Please stop doing these horrible idiotic things when you talk to each other.

 

Spec Ops: The Line

A videogame that judges its audience, criticizes its genre, and hates its premise. How did this thing get made?

 

Playstation 3

What was the problem with the Playstation 3 hardware and why did Sony build it that way?

 

Final Fantasy X

A game about the ghost of an underwater football player who travels through time to save the world from a tick that controls kaiju satan. Really.

 

Hardware Review

So what happens when a SOFTWARE engineer tries to review hardware? This. This happens.

 

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.