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THE MUD PHYSICS ARE TOP NOTCH!
You win the box-quote competition.
I added the all caps bold, exclamation mark and credit :)
I should add that I've watched the trailer and that all I could do was stare at the mud tech.
Also for the people in the thread who feel they need to agree or disagree with the video you're kind of proving the dude's point. It's only on the internet or in school yards where the concept of 'winning arguments' and black and white thinking makes any sense.
I'm confused by your statement. It sounds like you're saying the act of agreeing or disagreeing is a "school yard" or "internet" thing?
I'd just get the laptop and wait and see how things went. Maybe your room-mate already has a rig. Maybe the school has a better option. Maybe you'll be too busy for games or maybe you'll get hooked on some little addictive asshole of a game on your laptop anyways :P Or maybe you'll get there and realise you need it to program, test and play how you like to.
At the very least I would keep the money in the bank until after I moved and settled. Then if you decide you want it not only do you not have to lug a desktop with you when you move but you'll also get something better for the same price.
*AQUIRED: is number one on my list.
*GIFTED TO SAID FRIEND: I'd like to get if my buddy doesn't buy it first (but I'm betting he will).
*AQUIRED: Also hoping to get a second copy of for my wife so we can play co-op when it gets added.
And maybe .
Picked up Trine 2 for 1.99 :) Now everyone in the world finally owns it!
More developers finally start including co-op in their games and we're complaining about it already? Sheesh.
Obviously cant understand the nuance of your situation but I will say things can go weird after you get into a job.
You say it's hard to be motivated doing some job you don't like for the sake of "getting work" but who knows. Is it a big company that you could roll through horizontally meeting people learning new skills? Maybe there's some stuff you could learn there that you could put on your next resume? The job I took years ago is nothing like what I do today or where I would've expected myself, and it's been a mix of inspiring and crushing, but I learned tons of shit every step of the way.
The bright side is that your profile says you live in New York so despite competition being tough at least there's jobs to be competing for.