everyone sucks Archive

  • The Gladitorial Idiocy of Metacritic: Aggregating Game Developers

    EDIT – Metacritic has now removed developer scores. I don’t want to overstate things, but I take 100% of the credit for this turn of events. Last night I had the debatable pleasure of seeing the first episode of Spartacus: Blood and Sand. This put me into a mild funk…

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  • Once Burned

    Stillness tends to play catch up in my life, usually lurking behind in the wake of the day’s mundane chaos. It isn’t often that a quiet moment forcibly seizes me, ramming other thoughts over the edge. But that happened once tonight, right in the midst of my daily grind. The…

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: Reverse the Words in a String

    Stupid Interview Questions is a recurring series about frequently asked interview questions that are, regardless of the self satisfied smirk that accompanies them, just not a good idea. This series looks to help engineers know more than just the answer, but also why the question was asked in the first…

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  • Stupid Interview Questions Everyone Still Asks: C/C++ Volatile and Mutable

    Stupid Interview Questions is a recurring series about frequently asked interview questions that are, regardless of the self satisfied smirk that accompanies them, just not a good idea. This series looks to help engineers know more than just the answer, but also why the question was asked in the first…

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  • Gamers Whiny Crybabies Because Game Developers Suck at Games

    Long before the proliferation of Internet forums, there was a time when a friend of mine looked at one of my other friends, and then punched that bastard in the face. Why? “Because”, that’s why. Oh certainly he’ll say it was because we was defending the honor of the SNES…

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