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Good Robot #44: Coming April 5

By Shamus
on Tuesday Mar 15, 2016
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Good Robot




Linux vs. Linux Users

By Shamus
on Sunday Jul 14, 2013
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Rants




Linux vs. Windows

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 8, 2013
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Rants




Postcards From Linux Part 3:
Mouse vs. Keyboard

By Shamus
on Monday Dec 24, 2012
Filed under:
Personal




Postcards From Linux Part 2:
How Do I Work This?

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 20, 2012
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Personal




Postcards From Linux Part 1: Welcome to Linux

By Shamus
on Wednesday Dec 19, 2012
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Personal




The Thing That Broke

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
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Personal




Resident Evil 4

Who is this imbecile and why is he wandering around Europe unsupervised?

 

Self-Balancing Gameplay

There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.

 

Mass Effect 3 Ending Deconstruction

Did you dislike the ending to the Mass Effect trilogy? Here's my list of where it failed logically, thematically, and tonally.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Fallout 4

Is Fallout 4 the greatest videogame ever made? No. No it is not.

 

The Best of 2016

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2016.

 

Steam Summer Blues

This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.

 

Crysis 2

Crysis 2 has basically the same plot as Half-Life 2. So why is one a classic and the other simply obnoxious and tiresome?

 

Spoiler Warning:
SOMA

A game that dares to ask what it means to be alive, what it means to be human, and why should you bother trying to answer the first two questions?

 

Overthinking Zombies

Let's ruin everyone's fun by listing all the ways in which zombies can't work, couldn't happen, and don't make sense.

 

The Truth About Piracy

What are publishers doing to fight piracy and why is it all wrong?

 

Spoiler Warning:
Dishonored

Part Thief, part Assassins Creed, part BioWare-style RPG. A game at once unique and yet very familiar. We're actually pretty divided on how it turned out.

 

Project Button Masher

I teach myself music composition by imitating the style of various videogame soundtracks. How did it turn out? Listen for yourself.