Developer death threats. So prevalent that they’re ripe for satire. Destructoid does just that with a The Onion-like article that you can find here: https://www.destructoid.com/sociopathic-gamer-s-death-threats-just-aren-t-what-they-used-to-be-fauxclusive–364814.phtml Why do death threats happen so frequently in the gaming industry and not others? And remember, this is depraved criminal behavior deserving of...Continue reading »
It shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise (ie, I should’ve known) that Woot.com, being a closeout store, doesn’t accept returns for anything other than damaged products. I am now selling my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11E Touch Ultrabook, Quad Core, 128GB, 4GB RAM, 67% off!!! on ebay....Continue reading »
The end of code. All of June: No-Code Video Game Development Using Unity and Playmaker for Just $10!
The article is about machine learning, but Wired’s provocative and prescient June issue could’ve just as easily been about state machine technology. Also in June: the imminent release of the No-Code book and the beginnings of a new book and video course! June is shaping up to be...Continue reading »
This is my life now. A Kafkaesque epic to determine if my new Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e 20D9 has Wacom functionality. Think that’s possible checking the User Guide? The English site’s User Guide is in Spanish. Oh, you’ve found the documentation page? There are 172 documents. Want to...Continue reading »
Yesterday was only the beginning (actually, it was only the midpoint as the struggle began Tuesday). I was unable to get the Acronis restore point to boot. Using it to create the partition as a workaround for Win7’s inability to do so didn’t work either. Eventually I was...Continue reading »
Previously I’ve advocated using software to clone and then replace OSes should they misbehave. Acronis claims its software can even do this across disparate hardware configurations. I’ll believe it when I see it. In a thus far misguided attempt to replace my failing ASUS tablet, I purchased a...Continue reading »
While a good deal of this post remains redacted, it should still serve its purpose as a sample design document. All will be revealed in due time! III. Narrative Synopsis Shoot stuff and avoid being shot. III. Game Mechanics “Space Blast” is a mobile VR [redacted for the...Continue reading »