This week on Spiffing Reads – how are you on your Roman numerals?
There is nothing I like to read more than intensely researched articles about minor points that end up revealing some surprising truths. And this is a doozy. Lucius P. Merriweather
This kind of stuff is making me want to play No Man’s Sky again… After weeks of searching, players have just discovered a building-sized beetle that they guessed would exist based on the game’s algorithms. Seems there’s a great little community built around the game these days, and the massive updates have changed the game enormously. LPM
This guy worked out how to play his Nintendo Switch on a black and white Sony pocket TV from 1986. Pointless, but fascinating. LPM
Optimism at Atari? (GamesIndustry.biz)
Oh Atari, how the mighty have fallen… And not just once, but again and again. This article looks back to the time ten years ago when Phil Harrison, who did great things at Sony, had just parachuted into Atari with an ambitious plan to turn the company around. Needless to say, it didn’t work… LPM
And finally… Pokemon crossed with Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles. Genius.
i present to you all. my latest masterwork: the ELEANOR RIGBY BATTLE THEME pic.twitter.com/JdxBjC2LmE
— josef (@josefkenny) March 16, 2018
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