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Stolen Pixels #164: Rollie the Roleplayer

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on Friday Jan 29, 2010
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Stolen Pixels #163: The Luminous Master

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jan 26, 2010
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Stolen Pixels #95: Left 4 Dumb, Part 13

By Shamus
on Tuesday Jun 2, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #86: Left 4 Dumb: Part 8

By Shamus
on Friday May 1, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #85: Left 4 Dumb: Part 7

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 28, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #84: Left 4 Dumb: Part 6

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 24, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #80: Left 4 Dumb Part 2

By Shamus
on Friday Apr 10, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #79: Left 4 Dumb Part 1

By Shamus
on Tuesday Apr 7, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #76: Cheering You Up

By Shamus
on Friday Mar 27, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #75: Interview With the RAM Pyre

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on Tuesday Mar 24, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #74: The Business Plan

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on Friday Mar 20, 2009
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Stolen Pixels #73: Some Healthy Advice

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on Tuesday Mar 17, 2009
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The Best of 2012

My picks for what was important, awesome, or worth talking about in 2012.

 

Quakecon 2012 Annotated

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

 

MMO Population Problems

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

 

Object-Oriented Debate

There are two major schools of thought about how you should write software. Here's what they are and why people argue about it.

 

Zenimax vs. Facebook

This series explores the troubled history of VR and the strange lawsuit between Zenimax publishing and Facebook.

 

Shamus Plays WOW

Ever wondered what's in all those quest boxes you've never bothered to read? Get ready: They're more insane than you might expect.

 

Silent Hill Origins

Here is a long look at a game that tries to live up to a big legacy and fails hilariously.

 

Bad and Wrong Music Lessons

A music lesson for people who know nothing about music, from someone who barely knows anything about music.

 

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Deus Ex:Human Revolution

Is this a masterful improvement on modern shooters, or a dumbed-down bastardization of its predecessor? Can it be both?

 

Steam Summer Blues

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

 

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BioShock

A confusing game that's really smart for a shooter, but kind of dumb compared to its RPG-focused forebears.

 

Twelve Years

Even allegedly smart people can make life-changing blunders that seem very, very obvious in retrospect.