• NotBrunoAgain posted a message in the forum topic Guest Column: On the Overwatch Matchmaker as a Trolley Problem. on the Overwatch board

    @psyael: This is an inherent problem with class-based shooters; some characters will invariably work better or worse across skill levels, and thus be hard to balance. Widowmaker's problem isn't even t...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message in the forum topic Guest Column: On the Overwatch Matchmaker as a Trolley Problem. on the Overwatch board

    @r3dt1d3:In quick play, I often find that the maps seem to have side passages that have poor wayfinding, causing them to become underused. There's a decent number of weirdly large alcoves and cul-de-s...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @palebluedot89: Right, and I think we both agree it's not really fair to expect people to examine a game like The Witness entirely out of the context of where it comes from, whether that means Jonatha...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @palebluedot89:I mean, I would probably be more diplomatic than Lulu is in that article. And to reiterate, I don't agree with it 100% but I appreciate where it's coming from; the New Inquiry article I...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @decaped:Like I said, my problems with The Witness are multifarious and largely outside the scope of this article. But when it comes to the use of environmental storytelling, I address this directly i...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @unsupervised: I can understand feeling the lack of a more clearly-articulated critique of the Witness, but then again I also just remembered Liz Ryerson also wrote a much more coherent criticism of i...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @unsupervised:I mean, I can only speak for myself, but the reality of it is that I had a really, really unpleasant experience playing the Witness. And that means I don't particularly think it's produc...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @buzz_clik: I don't really want to get into my issues with the Witness' narrative content specifically - that would take a whole other column to unpack; I don't begrudge anyone having a different read...

  • NotBrunoAgain posted a message on the post Guest Column: A Garden of Bodies.

    @lextalionis: I talk a bit about this in the podcast with Austin, but AR (like Hololens) is a technology for looking at: it places an object in your space rather than placing the player's point of vie...

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