should have my website show a message if you _don’t_ have an adblocker installed recommending that you get one

"The king ordered the guards to go easy on the vigilance at night, allowing baited locals to steal the [potatoes] for their own gardens."

Tim Rogers has a message for video game UI designers who implement the "red mist" HUD state when you're at low health:

Isn't it cool that GOG Galaxy can combine your Steam, PSN, and GOG libraries in one place? It's just so convenient to see all the games I own in one…

“The reality is all work is political work. I don’t care if you’re selling hotdogs on the street. We’re all confronted with choices about how our labor is used, how we direct that, who we are really serving, who we’re working for and who benefits from the labor of our lives.”

Maybe I’ve not been saying it loudly or frequently enough for the last however-many years…

Privacy is not a luxury.

Same with accessibility. Neither are luxuries, they’re life-sustaining rights. And you’re unusually privileged if you’ve not had to care about either.

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On confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements: "I think there's a self-policing culture of fear in the [video games] industry that prevents us from sharing. I think it's useful to generally chip away at this culture."

Realized my family's been in lockdown—working from home, maintaining distance, wearing masks, washing groceries and packages—for 100 days.

Working in game development

Pro: you might care a lot about the work.

Con: you might care a lot about the work.

Crunch and remote work 

"There is something incredibly powerful in being able to leave a workplace, commute home in whatever form, enter the front door, meet and hug the family who are missed through the day, and close that door to the workday."

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