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Comment In: [Blog - 02/21/2013 - 07:53]

I finished reading this here ...

I finished reading this here rather than via your tumblr, just for the extra Gamasutra ad impression. You can buy me .00001th of a drink to thank me later. r n r nAside from youtube producers, are there any games writers that have made the jump to writing for their ...

Comment In: [News - 01/25/2013 - 01:21]

I 'll take one I, ...

I 'll take one I, Robot license, please. r n r nFun article, I 'd love some of these to again see the light of day, but on the other hand, there 's always the chance of another Star Raiders or Yars Revenge lackluster revisit.

Comment In: [News - 04/03/2012 - 11:01]

I organized the Las Vegas ...

I organized the Las Vegas jam. With a small gamedev scene, and a couple of the already limited local studios neck deep in their own projects for the weekend, we were pleasantly surprised to see over 20 participants here in Las Vegas. r n r nLogistics-wise, things went smoothly. Shuffle ...

Comment In: [News - 12/24/2009 - 08:39]

Jeffrey, the name is a ...

Jeffrey, the name is a lot nerdier than it sounds. Kill Screen is a term for the point where a game just dies, usually due to code. Pac-Man lvl 256 is a commonly known one, and the term was popularized after Brian Kuh's mention of it in King of Kong ...

Comment In: [Feature - 10/19/2009 - 01:30]

Also, we had the philosophy ...

Also, we had the philosophy that if it's something that's simple for Batman to do in his world, then it should be easy for the player to execute as well. That's where the combat's simple controls came from. I love that idea.

Comment In: [News - 10/08/2008 - 03:32]

Yeah, Guinsoo created the Allstars ...

Yeah, Guinsoo created the Allstars variant later taken over by IceFrog . While Eul's DotA was the true beginning of the gametype after Aeon of Strife , it was Allstars that propelled it to the popularity level we see today.