Items for December 2019

The man who made Wolfenstein

The late Silas Warner is barely remembered in gaming, but he did something extraordinary

Tags: classic, history

A hobbyist developer's love letter to Warcraft 1

First in a series of articles about remaking the classic game's engine for modern computers.

Tags: game design, philosophy, retrogaming

How Do Bullets Work in Video Games?

Tags: concepts, programming

The Lie That Helped Build Nintendo

The story of a man, a lie, a video game handheld, and a business empire.

Tags: business, cool, history

The environmental impact of a Playstation 4

Deconstructing Sony’s video game console is a mind-bending trip into carbon-intensive global electronics

Tags: critique, hardware

Papers, Please

Tags: cool, indie

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines – The never-ending quest to keep USSR Arcade Machines alive

Tags: arcade, preservation