About the Author
Mass Effect
Final Fantasy X
Batman:Arkham City
Borderlands Series
Weekly Column
Champions Online
World of Warcraft
DM of the Rings
Good Robot
Project Frontier
Forums
"Music"



Experienced Points: Remembering Spore

By Shamus
on Tuesday Aug 25, 2015
Filed under:
Column




Sporeler Warning EP 2: These Things Should Not Live

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 20, 2015
Filed under:
Spoiler Warning




Sporeler Warning: Everything Chris Says In This Episode Is About Sex

By Shamus
on Wednesday Aug 19, 2015
Filed under:
Spoiler Warning




Stolen Pixels #51: Aren’t You Going to Open it Now?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Dec 30, 2008
Filed under:
Column




EA On Steam

By Shamus
on Friday Dec 26, 2008
Filed under:
Video Games




John Riccitiello hates DRM

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 16, 2008
Filed under:
Rants




Spore: DRM Backlash in the News

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 17, 2008
Filed under:
Video Games




Amazon.co.uk censoring reviews

By Shamus
on Tuesday Sep 9, 2008
Filed under:
Links




Spore: Rejected

By Shamus
on Monday Sep 8, 2008
Filed under:
Rants




Spore Leaked?

By Shamus
on Wednesday Sep 3, 2008
Filed under:
Notices




Mass Effect and Spore:
What Happens Next

By Shamus
on Thursday May 8, 2008
Filed under:
Game Reviews




Mass Effect and Spore:
How the DRM Works

By Shamus
on Thursday May 8, 2008
Filed under:
Game Reviews




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.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Fallout New Vegas

At last, a game that merges the dark humor and depth of Fallout 1 with the modern gameplay of Fallout 3! Too bad it's so buggy.

 

The Biggest Game Ever

Just how big IS No Man's Sky? What if you made a map of all of its landmass? How big would it be?

 

Starcraft: Bot Fight

Let's do some scripting to make the Starcraft AI fight itself, and see how smart it is. Or isn't.

 

Autoblography

The story of me. If you're looking for a picture of what it was like growing up in the seventies, then this is for you.

 

Programming Language for Games

Game developer Jon Blow is making a programming language just for games. Why is he doing this, and what will it mean for game development?

 

The Loot Lottery

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

 

Video Compression Gone Wrong

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

 

Project Frontier

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

 

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.

 

The Best of 2013

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2013.

 

Games and the Fear of Death

Why killing you might be the least scary thing a game can do.