@ben All right, I've got a plan. We all know rust never sleeps, right? … Right. So, if we all rust, we'll never sleep. Eh? Eh?
Programmers do it while wondering if they should change careers.
@xor have you read "Lost Connections" by Johann Hari? I just recommended it to somebody else.
That review of Shenzhen I/O not only perfectly captures the game, it got me through some rough parts of the game, and made me realize that I would get so much more than just "fun" out of playing it.
It's a rare review that can add more to the thing it reviews.
I just finished up the main part of Shenzhen I/O. What a fantastic game. The last time I remember spending so much time thinking about and having so much fun playing a game was when Portal came out.
Shenzhen I/O is also the first game I've played where a review of the game dramatically enhanced my experience. I would not have enjoyed the game if it were not for this review: https://probablydance.com/2016/11/07/lessons-learned-from-shenzhen-io/
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@benwerd I say this without exaggeration: The only time when I truly felt like I had "made a deal with the devil" is when I was in a contract with Comcast.
@ericflo I've been thinking about making an SHDH community ... but I shudder at the thought of maintaining a server
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@xor that bot sounds great. I'd appreciate it if that bot was brought over here.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!