I’ve just read some very interesting news stories, thanks to Dave Barry’s blog. First, amazing new technology to help prevent women from being mugged. Why didn’t I think of that?
Tycho at Penny Arcade has pointed out that there’s a demo out for this game and that it is “shit hot.” I will not argue.
So I guess the gamercards I made won’t work now. : (
I’ve really enjoyed my PS2; I have a good number of games for it. And I was looking forward to the PS3.
I got my MINI Cooper on Saturday, and it’s great. It’s fun to drive, and it makes me happy looking at it every time I get into or out of it. I’ll post pics here before too long.
Who knew? Apparently Will Wright (creator of SimCity, The Sims, etc.) has done more in his life than just think up successful computer games. My take: cool. : )
This is kind of cool.
I am not fond of EA, though I try not to be irrational about disliking them. Supposedly some effort has been made to improve working conditions there. I will freely admit that I have bought and enjoyed games from EA.
A really good post just went up on Zen of Design about how to avoid misusing Bartle’s Four (Achievers, Explorers, Socializers, and Killers) in online world design.
On his blog, Neil Gaiman has pointed out this article, which is a very interesting look at health fads and human nature.
I’ve been having some fun with the Forge on Halo 3. Unfortunately, though, there’s no support for matchmaking with custom games and maps (yet), which means I haven’t been able to really playtest the stuff I’ve made (I don’t have a full friends list and I usually end up playing when they’re not on). If you have Halo [...]
For example, pertinent goings-on with members of Congress are revealed.
The world may never know.1
These cartoons should be required reading for everyone with internet access. Or something.