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Since I seem to keep offering bits and pieces of this advice to people over and over, here’s a guide (which I’ll probably amend as things occur to me) for writing consistent, believable, and easy-to-understand Early Modern English dialogue in … Continue reading →
Posted: 13 Apr 14 06:45 • Comments
Every now and then, I run across an article where the amount of condensed epiphany simply blindsides me… so I’ve decided to start collecting them here. (Listed in the order I read them) Against School by John Taylor Gatto I … Continue reading →
Posted: 4 Apr 14 21:08 • Comments
So I’m feeling like listening to the Cave Story+ remastered version of the title page tune that better fits the SNES-era ambiance of the game’s original visuals. No problem. The Humble Bundle gave me the soundtrack… but it doesn’t contain … Continue reading →
Posted: 14 Mar 14 00:00 • Comments
Well, since I got it in a Humble Bundle, I guess it’s time for another game review: Guacamelee! Guacamelee! is a metroidvania-style platformer themed around Mexican wrestling and the Día de Muertos (Day of the dead). In practice, this means … Continue reading →
Posted: 4 Mar 14 22:41 • Comments
SteamWorld Dig claims to be a roguelike digging adventure. I’d call it a digging platformer which takes Terraria‘s side-on destructible terrain and elements from Spelunky in general. Though their website only mentions Steam and the Nintendo ports, it’s available DRM-free … Continue reading →
Posted: 15 Feb 14 21:10 • Comments
Well, I finally saw Frozen and my brother and I pretty much agreed that, while it’s nice, it does have significant flaws. What’s really interesting, though, is the kinds of problems it has: They all fundamentally stem from Frozen being … Continue reading →
Posted: 7 Feb 14 00:41 • Comments
As of yesterday, QuickTile requires the Python bindings for libwnck. What advantages does this bring? Well, here’s a changelog for the more significant of the recent commits: 0.2.1 (changes made not long after this post): Redesigned the help output with … Continue reading →
Posted: 7 Oct 13 07:18 • Comments
Since I managed to find time to make a lot of progress toward beating FEZ before the Humble Indie Bundle 9 finished, why not a review… FEZ is an interesting mix of a game. On the upside, it’s a very … Continue reading →
Posted: 16 Sep 13 00:44 • Comments
If there’s one experience I would wish on everyone above all others, it’s the chance to feel your conscious desires become so at odds with your instincts that, in one brief moment, it snaps into clarity that, whether or not … Continue reading →
Posted: 3 Aug 13 07:31 • Comments
Since my last mention of the subject, I’ve grown somewhat attached to the fanfiction and songs coming out of the My Little Pony fandom. I still wouldn’t say I’m into it enough to be a brony but I appreciate good … Continue reading →
Posted: 14 Jul 13 20:00 • Comments
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