Category : PC News

PC News / RSS - 1 year ago

World of Warcraft fails to please (me) yet again

I was following online the last Blizzcon because there were rumors about stuff I was very interested about. It was all a flop, sadly. I left World of Warcraft shortly after Cataclysm, and after being very excited about it, because my idea of an idea...

PC News / RSS - 1 year ago

The Failure of DirectX 12

It seems I was for the most part right. DirectX 12 has been largely a failure. Here’s a link: http://wccftech.com/project-cars-dev-dx12-improve-performance-3040/ Project CARS developers have been quite open about the development of the game. They h...

PC News / RSS - 2 years ago

One Man’s Bullshit

If the previous title was to point out the hype is embedded in the procedural generation tech, as a sort of baggage it carries and continues to be pervasive along the years, this time it’s about very specific and very deliberate bullshitting. http:/...

PC News / RSS - 2 years ago

No Man’s Scam

I’m discussing this on the forums, so I thought I would write something here too. The important thing is that what applies to this game is going to happen again and again. Here’s a schematic approach to how to judge “No Man’s Sky” and understand the...

PC News / RSS - 2 years ago

Loot

I found this comment on Diablo-style loot. You know, Blizzard’s secret sauce. Because it’s more exciting and you always have the feeling that the next item will be better. As opposed to getting a Longsword +3 and knowing that no matter how many ene...

PC News / RSS - 2 years ago

World of Warcraft and its paid game designers

I suppose the quotes speak for themselves. I’m linking what I was writing on forums in 2014 (but also long before that, I just don’t care enough to dig deeper), and Blizzard, in 2016, finally get that kind of trickle-down insight too. http://www.qua...

PC News / RSS - 2 years ago

Building 2D worlds

Nathan Jerpe, the guy who made the astounding Legerdemain roguelike-like (because not randomly generated and not permdying) sent me ALL the maps that build the whole game, in native resolution. I cannot believe my eyes. I’m not a young lad and I’v...