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Comment In: [Blog - 05/07/2012 - 03:43]

Broken No, the context of ...

Broken No, the context of some could use a little re-evaluation. r n r nFor example, too many bosses hole up and wait for the player to come to them. For narrative reasons, it makes sense to build up certain bosses, but what are they doing in their deep lairs ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/06/2012 - 07:05]

Great example with the Gears ...

Great example with the Gears reload mechanic, and you 're right: other cooldown systems could benefit from a similar risk/reward structure. r n r nHowever, I wouldn 't prefer a deeper, more complex simulation of reloading my gun. Enduring a sequence of Heavy Rain quicktimes just so I can get ...

Comment In: [Blog - 05/02/2012 - 07:57]

Alright, now for a stance: ...

Alright, now for a stance: While I respect your opinion, incomplete information is a great tool, and a realistic one. The better strategizer is one who can effectively command without knowing all the answers. r n r nWhatever people think of cooldowns, in the systems we 're talking about, they ...

Comment In: [Feature - 05/01/2012 - 04:15]

Good point. However... r n ...

Good point. However... r n r n I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn 't learn something from him. r n- Galileo Galilei r n r nI 'm sure a tug boat captain could learn something from a water skier. Similarly, if anything, you learned what ...

Comment In: [News - 04/30/2012 - 04:00]

Agreed. I have the greatest ...

Agreed. I have the greatest respect for sound designers I know, due in no small part to the power they wield and how well they wield it. r n r nIn lieu of fingers, sound best conveys the sense of touch. After all, sound waves physically impact us especially if ...

Comment In: [Blog - 04/26/2012 - 11:33]

Gone is the vision for ...

Gone is the vision for the future where technology empowers all people and in it 's place is the vision where technology herds people around. r n r nYour statements illustrate a very real danger. But, recognizing a possibility is not the same as encouraging that possibility. The first step ...