Those of you who have been following my blog for some time may actually be frowning at this headline. Why? Well, for one thing, because I have been a very outspoken opponent of Kindle Select in the past. In many ways I still am, %%% % % % but for a number of reasons I have decided to give it… Continue reading "“Fu Man Chu’s Vampire” now on Kindle Select and Kindle Unlimited"
Month: October 2014
I have to be honest. I did not follow the development of “Shadow of Mordor” at all. As you may recall, after it turned out to be impossible to get a viewing of the game during this year’s E3 despite my hour-long wait, I lost interest in the game altogether. Now that it has been released, a lot of coverage… Continue reading "Does the “Nemesis System” feel familiar to you? Perhaps it should…"
I thought I’d write today about something that has been bothering me in computer and video games for many years—decades, in fact. Exaggerated idle animations, a problem that plagues even some of the most famous of AAA games. When was the last time your chest was heaving up and down five inches when you were standing still? Really… try to… Continue reading "Isn’t it time we rethink idle animations?"