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Joseph Humfrey has shared his excellent presentation about Designing Text UX for Effortless Reading on YouTube—free, outside of the confines of the GDC Vault.

youtube.com/watch?v=mopBSNyFEE

Honestly, I am a little soured on Dishonored 2 just because I cannot seem to get it to run smoothly at any framerate.

Never much fun to be looking up how-to guides on getting games to run well. I really really don’t want to spend what little time I have to play on configuration and benchmarking and etc.

@jplebreton, yes.

Unfortunately, the compass does get cluttered; also often fails to communicate stuff around the player, outside of the frustum, clearly.

So many recent big-budget games seem to have worked to move minimaps, radars, and waypoints into compasses.

@mogwai_poet, you mentioned listening to a podcast in which Raphaël Colantonio talked about Prey (2016) as a "space dungeon."

What podcast was that? I'm curious to listen to it.

"If I’m going to enjoy the absurd capitalist soma of video games, the last thing I want to do is feel like I’m being badgered by a superior at a dead-end job."

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

"While I appreciate the effort [Ubisoft] put into [Starlink's] accessibility options, they forgot that this was a kid’s game and that what’s industry standard isn’t standard for kids, making for a difficult or even unwelcoming experience for deaf and hard-of-hearing kids."

oneoddgamergirl.net/index.php/

"The evidence suggesting that mental illness is conducive to creativity is incredibly slight."

youtu.be/rv5-O-jP2i8

Money que é good nóis num have.
Se nóis hevasse,
Nóis num tava aqui playando,
Mas nóis precisa de worká.

youtube.com/watch?v=GSsH5R6z34

Two iPhones with 512GB storage each have more total storage than all Commodore 64’s ever made (about 15 million) combined.

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Ok, that's an oversimplification obviously, but it's alarming how many people talk about a player fantasy involving murder on an incredible scale and think it's super cool.

One man's garbage is another man's well-paced JRPG.

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