Carl T. Holscher is a compiler, writer, tinkerer, coder, designer, thinker living in Bethesda, MD.



Worried about Destiny's longevity or level cap? You don't understand Destiny | GamesRadar

Perfection — Worried about Destiny’s longevity or level cap? You don’t understand Destiny

Destiny review: the problem with video games

The Problem with Destiny ☲ Probably the best long-form review ever 🔗


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Who is Phil Fish? This is Phil Fish.

This 19 minute video talks about Phil Fish, who those in the indie gaming world hate because he is talented with strong opinions. But people don’t hate Phil Fish as much as they hate the concept of Phil Fish.

You’re asking yourself, Who is Phil Fish?

He created Fez. A much-loved and well-received video game. He was also heavily featured in Indie Game: The Movie

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Comfort Food Games: Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger really was more or less destined for greatness. It was produced by an RPG dream team, and one of the real dream teams. Not like Nintendo’s so-called Ultra 64 “dream team,” which gave us classics like Wheel of Fortune and… hmm. They canceled Robotech: Crystal Dreams, right? Oh well.  

But with Chrono Trigger, you had the core staff behind Final Fantasy, led by series creator Hironobu Sakaguchi. On the other had, you also had Dragon Quest lead Yuji Horii. These two very different men brought together their very different visions of what RPGs can and should be, and… somehow, managed to reconcile these ideas beautifully.










Darren Hunt of Utah

The murder of young Black Men by police continues.

oh for fucks SAKE

Y’all he was shot in the back…. HE WAS SHOT IN THE BACK…

He was carrying a sword? This mf in my geography class carried a sword to class everyday and when I expressed my discomfort it was dismissed. But this brotha was shot in the back.

and it was a blunted sword.. couldn’t have cut anybody… but white people walking around with loaded rifles in target…

Exactly! This is evil.

Damn. Niggas can’t even cosplay anymore? I would love to see the cosplay community say something about this but that definitely won’t happen

Also: this paper is edited by a clown. It should’ve been in the first fucking paragraph that this dude was cosplaying. I’m reading this shit wondering why the fuck this negro is walking down the street with a sword and obvious answer is hidden almost at the en of the article.

This dude was cosplaying.

He was dressed up in a costume.

Should all black people just stay home on Halloween this year?

Friendly reminder that the police shot a black cosplayer in the back

Jesus Christ, American law enforcement. Get your fucking shit together.

Black Cosplayer threatens… NO ONE. New reason for death penalty: Cosplaying.

The Internet With A Human Face - Beyond Tellerrand 2014 Conference Talk

This is the text version of a talk I gave on May 20, 2014, at Beyond Tellerrand in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Dispatch from the Trenches #9

New Post - Dispatch from the Trenches #9 Ducks. Misanthropic Rats. Fog.

Michael Salisbury’s Images of Apocalyptic Fog Over Chicago


Though the Polar Vortex reared its ugly head across Chicago this past winter, it brought with it something incredibly beautiful if not apocalyptic–lots of fog. Fog can always make for great images, and that’s what photographer Michael Salisbury was able to do. According to a Chicago Tribune article, the fog that was over Chicago back in…

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On Hacking

Stop caring and worrying about breaking things and start hacking at them — just make sure you have a good backup in place first. Remember that for many of us it is more about learning than anything else.