Monthly Archives: February 2008

A Little Garry’s Mod To Cheer Me Up

Well, I’m still sick. On the bright side, while most of the time my brain feels like it’s stuffed with cotton, sometimes I have moments where it’s not so bad. I messed around in Garry’s Mod a bit: Evidently, Advisors … Continue reading

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Ah, So This Is What Purgatory Is Like…

Being a Presbyterian, I’m not a big believer in purgatory. However, the past several days have subtly led me to reconsider my views on this issue: Friday: Occasional coughing and clearing the throat, nothing to complain about. Work went as … Continue reading

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Game Design Snippet 8: Vortal Combat Add-on For HL2 Deathmatch

Half Life 2 Deathmatch is a neat game. You have two teams: the Resistance and the Combine. Both use models from Half Life 2, so it’s like you’re playing through the battles that take place in the “missing week” in … Continue reading

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Snippets & Stuff

Monday night, our Game Design I prof mentioned that we should copyright our game designs. He was talking about homework at the time. But this way more public, so I figure I should probably copyright the Snippets even though they’re … Continue reading

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Gaming Guardians Is Back

Gaming Guardians Is Finally Back. For a while I toyed with the idea of turning this weblog into a Websnark-like weblog wherein I comment on various webcomics. After all, Eric Burns himself isn’t the snark he used to be, and … Continue reading

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Game Design Snippet 7: The Radio Show/Virtual World Display Paradigm

As much as I enjoy Valve games, let’s take a break from the state-of-the-art and go in completely the opposite direction. In fact, we’re going back before the dawn of videogames. Before television and even color movies. We’re going waaaaaaaaaay … Continue reading

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Even My Cat Likes Half Life 2

As Shamus Young mentions, even 71 year old women are playing video games these days. But I’ve got an even better story. Most games are too abstract for my cat to understand. She learned early on that the strange sounds … Continue reading

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