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Comment In: [News - 07/24/2015 - 03:55]

Couldn 't the Reality bites ...

Couldn 't the Reality bites printf problem be solved by doing printf s , hash instead of printf hash r n r nSounds like the bug was using a random string as a printf control string.

Comment In: [News - 05/23/2017 - 07:41]

I agree with the thought, ...

I agree with the thought, but be careful. They threatened to issue a dodgy DMCA. r n r nWhich is really no better, of course.

Comment In: [News - 05/22/2017 - 07:59]

do all of them get ...

do all of them get residuals r n r nNot yet. r n r nThe voice actors have said repeatedly that their demands should be a wake-up call for the rest of the game development community. r n r nYou can understand their frustration, in the rest of the big ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/09/2017 - 04:56]

Philippe, I don 't know ...

Philippe, I don 't know what golden age you 're thinking of when marketing and promotion were innocent and pure.

Comment In: [News - 05/08/2017 - 07:17]

Sure, in the olden days. ...

Sure, in the olden days. But then again, In the even older days I used to happily play games that required me to swap between 8 different floppy disks, but that wouldn 't be acceptable now either. r n r nA title that didn 't offer the convenience of easily ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/09/2017 - 03:00]

Steam 's discovery system doesn ...

Steam 's discovery system doesn 't actively bury new games as much as being buried is the natural default state in such a crowded environment. r n r nThis is probably the most important line in this excellent article.

Comment In: [Blog - 04/25/2017 - 10:21]

Maybe it s about giving ...

Maybe it s about giving the player the choice to put the gun down or to just aim at the enemy without pulling the trigger. etc r n r nSolutions like this would be satisfying from a narrative point of view, but they fundamentally change the genre of the game ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/05/2017 - 09:32]

'Asteroids ' may have the ...

'Asteroids ' may have the bare minimum of a story In the sense that it has a setting, a protagonist, a conflict, etc. , but there 's no narrative. There 's no sequence of events that constitute meaningful progress THROUGH a story. r n r nThe game is fundamentally incompatible ...

Comment In: [News - 05/04/2017 - 06:28]

not just from Blizzard, but ...

not just from Blizzard, but on behalf of the large and active community of players who still enjoy StarCraft today. r n r nThis seems to imply that they believe vulnerabilities could be discovered by examining the code. r nI almost find it hard to believe that at this late ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/29/2017 - 09:39]

Good stuff. I 'm always ...

Good stuff. I 'm always fascinated to read how procedural generation was balanced with game-play concerns.

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