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Borderlands Part 25: Wrapping Up

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 18, 2018
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Borderlands Part 24: The Rise of Handsome Jack

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 11, 2018
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 23: The Big Googly Eye of Helios

By Shamus
on Thursday Jan 4, 2018
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 22: Stay Awhile and Listen

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 28, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 21: Absolutely Badass

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 21, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 20: Deadlift

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 14, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 19: The Vault Hunters

By Shamus
on Thursday Dec 7, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 18: Origin Story

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 30, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 17: Dee Ell Cee

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 16, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 16: Endgame

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 9, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 15: Loot over Time

By Shamus
on Thursday Nov 2, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 14: The Plot-Driven Forcefield

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 19, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 13: What a Twist!

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 12, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 12: Rescue Roland

By Shamus
on Thursday Oct 5, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 11: The Firehawk

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 28, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 10: More Characters

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 21, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 9: The Road to Sanctuary

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 14, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 8: Welcome Back to Pandora

By Shamus
on Thursday Sep 7, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 7: The New Vault Hunters

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 31, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 6: Destroy the Destroyer

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 17, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 5: Breaking Tone

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 10, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 4: Diamond in the Rough

By Shamus
on Thursday Aug 3, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 3: Cast of Character Classes

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 27, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 2: Borderlands is Dope[amine]

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 20, 2017
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Borderlands




Borderlands Part 1: Welcome to Pandora, Kiddo

By Shamus
on Thursday Jul 13, 2017
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Borderlands




Object-Disoriented Programming

C++ is a wonderful language for making horrible code.

 

Do It Again, Stupid

One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.

 

Stolen Pixels

A screencap comic that poked fun at videogames and the industry. The comic has ended, but there's plenty of archives for you to binge on.

 

Batman v. Superman Wasn't All Bad

It's not a good movie, but it was made with good intentions and if you look closely you can find a few interesting ideas.

 

A Lack of Vision and Leadership

People fault EA for being greedy, but their real sin is just how terrible they are at it.

 

The Gradient of Plot Holes

Most stories have plot holes. The failure isn't that they exist, it's when you notice them while immersed in the story.

 

Spoiler Warning:
Skyrim

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

 

The Disappointment Engine

No Man's Sky is a game seemingly engineered to create a cycle of anticipation and disappointment.

 

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.

 

Crash Dot Com

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

 

Project Frontier

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

 

Pixel City Dev Blog

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