I’m no architect but that looks structurally unsound.
Going through some old bookmarks I paid a visit to some semi-forgotten websites. One of those websites covers 8-bit home computers and the games found on them. As I was piecing together an image for an earlier article I found myself pondering the origin of the popularity of sandbox or open-ended games. Certainly there had…
Image of the day – December 9th 2009
Looks like another game that’ll get a ban in Australia!
A treat for the eyes
Although I’ve often been the type to argue gameplay is more important than graphics I’ve never denied that graphics are important. We’re visual creatures, we make snap judgements based on appearance. We judge books by their covers. For years, the only way a game publisher had of conveying their game to their customers was through…
Embracing the cloud
I’m fond of Google’s services, finding them well realised and powerful. I’ve a few different email accounts including a gmail one but I’d rarely bothered to use it. In fact, at home, I rarely used email at all. By contrast I use Google Reader daily. I think RSS is a great way to collect information…
Image of the day – December 2nd 2009
Image of the day – November 25th 2009
Silly Hats: Total War
Image of the day – November 18th 2009
I’m so angry I’m going to punch my own face. Grrr!
Keep your eye on the ball
Money talks louder than online petitions
Threats of boycotting something are all well and good* but they’re pretty useless when not followed through. The desire to be part of the gaming zeitgeist is too strong a pull for whiney gamers and the desire to go where the money is will always be what a large publisher follows above ethics, morals and…