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Blog Archive for jeffpk during April 2004

History is made of this... Another week, another games ramble. The history of computer games can be viewed a myriad of different ways. For me, the big “historical events” have been the growth of new genres. Once a genre is established it will get worked in every possible manner but to me those have always been the boring details. I find DOOM far more interesting a phenomenon then...
This week's Blog is gonna be a ramble. I hope at least its a fun one. Things that go BOOM! Well I've been playing for about a week in the City of Heroes beta. I'm not wrong often, but when I am I do my best to own it. I've described this in the past as “The Greatest Game That Will Never Ship.” I was wrong. Its simple, but done, and will be going live on the 28th. Whether it...
In AT's interesting Blog "You Can Make Real Games In Java!!! Yeah... But So What?" he raises a lot of interesting questions. What I don't entirely agree with though are his answers: "Problem is, as far as these guys are concerned, anything we can do in Java, they can do in C++. And they already know how to write games in C++, so proving equivelant (sic) capability is no real argument at all." By...