Category: Gaming

I am a gamer, there’s no denying it. Mostly on my (t)rusty PC, but I also have an Xbox360 and a 3DS. I might post some of my experiences in gaming in this category.

Design: minimalist free Rocket League Octane wallpapers

As I’m cleaning out my design backlog, I stumbled upon these Rocket League wallpapers which were quite well-received on reddit’s /r/rocketleague, so I will repost them here if you stumble upon them so you can download them for free. There’s a few variants; for phones (both 16:9 and 18:9), for dual screen setups, for widescreens, and with different backgrounds. I will list them all below for you to download! Enjoy these 100% free Rocket League wallpapers!   Regular: 1920×1080 – for full HD screens Highest definition: 2560×1440 – for qHD screens Inverted background: 1920×1080 – for full HD screens 2560×1440 – for qHD screens For phones:...

Design: Dota World

Three weeks ago I had an idea for a design – a spherical Dota World. In an hour or so, I put this idea to paper. That was the easy part. What followed was three weeks of painstakingly coming to terms with the pen tool in Adobe Illustrator, which I, at the time, was still a novice at. I learned through practice, and I am quite happy with the result. I am hoping to get this approved by Valve to sell during TI7, for which I uploaded the product here. If you like this work, please vote! If it fails approval,...

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Bethesda No Longer Gives Out Review Copies In Advance. Good.

The latest drama in the strange world that is video games, is the fact that Bethesda (known for games like Skyrim, Fallout, and the recent Doom) has decided to no longer send out review copies ahead of the launch of their new games (note: just one day in advance). Games journalists, journalists, and gamers alike are outraged by this decision. This is yet another move by a big game publisher which tarnishes the trust between producer and consumer. At least, to the people who care enough about video games to be outraged by this. I used to be outraged by...

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Pokemon Go: Delving into the Statistics of Evolutions

Pokemon Go is taking the world by storm. I wrote an article about my first experiences with the game a few weeks ago. At the time, I was working on my master’s thesis, which was a quantitative content analysis. I performed that analysis with SPSS, a statistical program created by IBM. I used Pokemon Go to recharge the battery in between sessions, catching loads of pokemon. Mostly Weedles, Pidgeys and Rattata’s. Because I was in a statistical mood due to my thesis, I decided to keep track of evolutions, to see whether I could discover some statistical facts of the...