Archive for October, 2006
October 31st, 2006

I don’t say it often, but OMFG! Today is Halloween, and if you’re anything like me, you’re so excited you want might just jump around until you bust an organ  It’s not the candy.  It’s not the costumes.  Okay, you have no idea what the heck it is.  Maybe just the fascination with death all dolled up in bright colors.  […]

October 26th, 2006

Nothing sucks more than getting peed on. Not that I know from experience. But it’s the (socially-accepted) idea of thing. Being urinated on isn’t just yucky, it’s humiliating. It’s a sign of submission, of defeat. As for the pee-er himself… Well, that’s just it, the triumphant urinator is always a “he.” Peeing as a sign […]

October 24th, 2006

Let me say, right off the bat, that I don’t mean to be condescending or judgemental. But I just can’t stop gawking at this photo of furry convention goers in their fursuits. It’s not like I haven’t heard of fursuits before; it’s not like patient furs haven’t explained to me again and again that yes, […]

October 19th, 2006

As of today, fingers crossed, I am a columnist for Joystiq.  Long in the making, my bi-weekly column, “Playing Dirty,” will focus–surprise suprise–on sex and gender in video games.  This week’s piece is all about “playing with ourselves,” and how the stigma of gaming is linked to the stigma of masturbation.  Do you play with yourself?  […]

October 17th, 2006

The schedule for the 2006 Montreal Games Summit is up, and we’re in the midst of some exciting plans. Scott will be reporting for Joystiq; I’m representing Gamasutra. Neither of us has ever been to Montreal, though we both speak some French–even if Scott won’t admit it–and we live only a couple hundred miles away […]

October 12th, 2006

Hmm, that’s a lot of hate. Anyways, I was talking the other day with a CS friend who’s doing work on graphics generators, specifically noise functions, and I got to think about something that bugs me to no end: bad video game textures. You know the story.  You’re standing on high ground, looking down at an ocean, a […]

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