Chris Crawford’s Random Ruminations on Irrelevant Topics
March 8th: A break in the logjam, and a decision to take the horny toad by the horns...
March 7th: book review: From the Tree to the Labyrinth, by Umberto Eco. Thumbs down...
March 6th: Siboot: Simplifying things right out of existence
March 4th: How should an actor react emotionally to gossip he hears?
March 3rd: Actor dream combat AI in Siboot.
February 28th: A miscellany of issues in Siboot
February 27th: Scripting gossip verbs in Siboot
February 25th: Do you know what the phrase ‘tar baby’ refers to?
February 24th: Circumferentiality Rears its Ugly Head
February 23rd: still stuck with Siboot
February 18th: A Brutal Decision for Siboot
February 14th: a political essay: Redistribution: Rights versus Security
February 12th: book review: The Kingdom Suffereth Violence, by Philippe Beneton. Don’t read it.
February 11th: at last, a new Siboot design essay: Back in the Saddle for the Umpteenth Time
February 9th: The Triumph of a New Computer, the Agony of Migration
February 3rd: The Structure of Mysteries, an essay on how mystery stories play with our minds.
January 24th: book review: Moral Origins, a waste of time.
January 22nd: a new graphic style for Siboot.
January 14th: I am reviving my old face technology for use with Siboot.
January 10th: Frogger Rogger, my boon companion
January 10th: another book review: The Victory of Reason, a hyperbolic panegyric posing as history.
January 8th: Book review time: The Genesis of Science. How medieval thought paved the way for science.
January 6th: a page from this website from 1997, on procedurally drawn emotional expressions.
January 3rd: I have completely updated the Cast of Critters, listing every mammal we’ve ever had.
December 31st: An important essay on the rut that game design is in: Paradigm Shift.