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Zoomed out map of XKCD click and drag comic

I wrote a quick php script to form a rough map of today’s XKCD comic Click and Drag You can view my map here: CLICK HERE Please don’t be bothered by the broken images as not every area of his map has an image. Also, load this at your own risk, it will take a while as there is a lot of image data.

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The Art of Game Combat Part 2

Some time ago I wrote about my gripes with the current model of mmo combat mechanics and the cooldown system. My next critique is on the common mechanics of game combat, and ways to improve them. As a heads up there will be a lot of references to Diablo 3 due to the wide variety of resource systems used for different classes. The first mechanic I’d like to go over is resource management. There is a common belief that all magic...

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