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Project Octant Part 14: Moving Goalposts

By Shamus
on Thursday May 31, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant Part 13: Bug Hunt

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 29, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant 12: Fix All The Things

By Shamus
on Friday May 25, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant Part 11: Shaders

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 23, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant 10: Marching

By Shamus
on Monday May 21, 2012
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Programming




Project Octant 9: Data Structures

By Shamus
on Thursday May 17, 2012
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Programming




Project Octant Part 8: The Time-Hole

By Shamus
on Tuesday May 15, 2012
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Programming




Project Octant Part 7:Slopes

By Shamus
on Monday May 14, 2012
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Programming




Project Octant Part 6:Tiling

By Shamus
on Friday May 11, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant Part 5:The Rainbow Collection

By Shamus
on Wednesday May 9, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant Part 4: The Beautiful Noise

By Shamus
on Monday May 7, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Project Octant Part 3: Using Qt

By Shamus
on Friday May 4, 2012
Filed under:
Programming




Pixel City Dev Blog

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

 

Joker's Last Laugh

Did you anticipate the big plot twist of Batman: Arkham City? Here's all the ways the game hid that secret from you while also rubbing your nose in it.

 

The Strange Evolution of OpenGL

Sometimes software is engineered. Sometimes it grows organically. And sometimes it's thrown together seemingly at random over two decades.

 

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?

 

Quakecon 2011 Keynote Annotated

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

 

Crash Dot Com

Back in 1999, I rode the dot-com bubble. Got rich. Worked hard. Went crazy. Turned poor. It was fun.

 

Overused Words in Game Titles

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

 

Another PC Golden Age?

Is it real? Is PC gaming returning to its former glory? Sort of. It's complicated.

 

Was it a Hack?

A big chunk of the internet went down in October of 2016. What happened? Was it a hack?

 

Spoiler Warning:
Metro 2033

A videogame adaptation of a Russian novel about living in the metro system after the world ends. Successful or not, it's completely unique among shooters.

 

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

I'm not surprised a fighting game has an absurd story. I just can't figure out why they bothered with the story at all.

 

Chainmail Bikini

A horrible, railroading, stupid, contrived, and painfully ill-conceived roleplaying campaign. All in good fun.