C++ Is a Terrible First Language

In middle school, my dream was to make video games. I set off to study the dark arts of computer programming. Naturally, I chose to learn C++, the language the pros used. I would need the most powerful tools to build my AAA-level MMORPG. I would print tutorials from my parents’ computer, take them upstairs […]

Whatever Happened to the Games We Loved?

I have killed countless innocents. Armies have bowed before me. I have sown genocide across worlds. Worst of all, my atrocities entertained me. But everything is alright; you have probably done the same. After all, playing violent video games is a lot of fun. Games like Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty are common […]