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Diecast #160: Doom, Civil War 2, Mailbag

By Shamus
on Monday Jul 25, 2016
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Diecast




Captain America: Civil War

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 24, 2016
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Column




Diecast# 152 Pt 1: Civil War, DOOM, Pinball Machines

By Shamus
on Monday May 16, 2016
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Diecast




Experienced Points: Where Are The Marvel Games?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 5, 2016
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Column




The Avengers: Age of Ultron

By Shamus
on Sunday May 3, 2015
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Movies




Diecast #66: LEGO Movie, Divinity, Valiant Hearts

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
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Diecast




Diecast #54: Witcher, HOT MEN, Wildstar

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
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Captain America

By Shamus
on Friday Aug 5, 2011
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Movies




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.

 

Lost Laughs in Leisure Suit Larry

Why was this classic adventure game so funny in the 80's, and why did it stop being funny?

 

MMO Population Problems

Computers keep getting more powerful. So why do the population caps for massively multiplayer games stay about the same?

 

Spoiler Warning:
Skyrim

The big-budget, meme- spawning, endlessly- moddable, beloved by millions Game of the Year... sucks. (Not really.)

 

Pixel City Dev Blog

An attempt to make a good looking cityscape with nothing but simple tricks and a few rectangles of light.

 

Video Compression Gone Wrong

How does image compression work, and why does it create those ugly spots all over some videos and not others?

 

Resident Evil 4

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

 

Quakecon 2012 Annotated

An interesting but technically dense talk about gaming technology. I translate it for the non-coders.

 

The No Politics Rule

Here are 6 reasons why I forbid political discussions on this site. #4 will amaze you. Or not.

 

Good Robot Dev Blog

An ongoing series where I work on making a 2D action game from scratch.

 

The Loot Lottery

What makes the gameplay of Borderlands so addictive for some, and what does that have to do with slot machines?

 

Spoiler Warning:
Mass Effect 3

Everyone was so worked up about how terrible the ending was that they overlooked how terrible everything else was. We're here to fix that.