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Comment In: [News - 07/04/2014 - 03:52]

I agree. Fretting over how ...

I agree. Fretting over how adult x or y is seems overly neurotic. r n r nSubject matter may be too 'mature ' for different age groups, but that in no way implies that the way it 's handled is or isn 't. And depending on the experience I 'm ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/11/2016 - 02:00]

If failed early access games ...

If failed early access games were a concern, it would make much more sense for Valve to regularly purge EA games that aren 't being maintained, or shunt them all off to an 'abandonware ' section of the storefront, so they aren 't polluting search results. The failure of a ...

Comment In: [News - 10/30/2015 - 01:27]

Agreed. I used to read ...

Agreed. I used to read this site for technical insight, and well thought out essays. Now I read it for the same reason I read Polygon, or Fox, or MSNBC. r n r nThere are still a few well thought out pieces of original content along those lines, but they ...

Comment In: [News - 10/02/2015 - 12:52]

I wouldn 't be surprised ...

I wouldn 't be surprised if they did open source it, within a year or so. I might be wrong, but that seems to be MS 's current behavioral trend with frameworks like this. r n r nRegardless, even if the tech languishes which I don 't think M will ...

Comment In: [Blog - 09/17/2015 - 02:04]

I 'm not an expert, ...

I 'm not an expert, but here 's my perception. r n r nI 'd not be too concerned about A/B testing violating your vision. r n r nA/B testing is only ever used to quantify the ways certain generally small changes to the game can affect the way players ...

Comment In: [Blog - 06/23/2015 - 11:25]

5 basically refers to the ...

5 basically refers to the obsessive nature of a lot of coders out there. r n r nIt can be very easy to lose track of everything else when you 're stuck on a problem.