Tamagotchi-Hype in den neunziger Jahrengamesofflinehardware"Wer cool war, hatte einen Vogel. Mitte der Neunziger schlüpfte in Japan eine irre Idee: Tamagotchis. Die kleinen Haustiere fristeten auf einem briefmarkengroßen LCD-Schirm ihr Leben – und machten Millionen Kinder auf der ganzen Welt zu glücklichen Vogel-Eltern. Dann begann das große Sterben."
How to Get Good at Chess, Fastgamesofflinechess"In the context of discussions about Magnus Carlsen, many people mentioned that they enjoyed playing chess but quit because of the sheer time commitment it took to get “good.” It turns out there are many misconceptions about rapidly chess improvement. In this post I’m going to lay out a simple but effective way to get good at chess, fast."
▶ C-jeff – Big Steel Wheelsmusicchiptune"Welcome to Big Steel Wheels — a fictional action music adventure, inspired by works of Vince DiCola, action movies, rock and metal music, chiptunes and the legacy of '80s."
Wot I Think: Goodbye Deponiagamesadventure"This is mostly a bland, overlong, and unamusing game. But that god-damned monkey scene, and the thick seam of misogyny that runs throughout, renders it an ugly, foul experience. Doubtless it is argued it is all done in the name of comedy, but since it’s almost never funny, and certainly not an attempt at satire, that – as with most other aspects of the game’s story – falls pretty damned flat."
Bubsy 3Dgamesunityartwtf"After you have played Bubsy3d and understand art a little better, Arcane Kids encourages you to go visit an art museum in your area and quit video games."
Nintendo und das Casual-Dilemmagameshardwarenintendobusiness"Nintendo muss sich schleunigst etwas einfallen lassen. Während Sony und Microsoft um die Marktanteile der Zukunft kämpfen, droht das japanische Videospiel-Urgestein den Anschluss zu verlieren. Sein größtes Problem: der enorme Erfolg der eigenen Wii-Konsole."
Sprite Lampgamesdevelopmenttool"Sprite Lamp is a software tool to help game developers combine 2D art with dynamic lighting effects, through the creation of hand drawn normal maps."
The Psychology of Video Game Nostalgiagamespsychologyretro"Remember Odysseus, the hero from the 2,800 year old Greek play The Odyssey? He may be more relevant than you think to all those reboots of old franchises like DuckTales: Remastered, Killer Instinct, or the otherwise inexplicable Typing of the Dead reboot."