Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a fourteen pages/slides Technologizer article showing "Windows Oddities: 25 Years of Microsoftian Weirdness -- Contrary to popular belief, Windows is far from boring. Dig below the surface, and you'll discover a stranger side to the world's most popular operating system. It's filled with twisted homages, forgotten platforms, and dead ends. In a word, it's full of oddities.
Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing
Matt Chat -- Various interviews, reviews, gameplays, histories, etc. with various computer and video games.Submitted by ant on Thu, 11/18/2010 - 6:43am. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Arcades | Art/Design | Audio | Communication | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Hacking/Modification/Cracking | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Religion/Culture | Sight Seeings | Software | Technology | Videogame Console | Work
Blacklily8's YouTube channel has many interviews, reviews, gameplays, histories, etc. in "Matt Chat"
FiringSquad shows a drawing showing first perspective shooter (FPS) map design, then and now.
Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.
Nintendo Entertainment System (NES): Inside of it and its Japanese's counterpart, Famicom, and oddities.Submitted by ant on Thu, 10/21/2010 - 12:57pm. Addon/Modification | Art/Design | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | Funny Pictures | Hardware | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Software | T(elevision/V/elly) (S(serie/how)/Movie/Film)s | Technology | Videogame Console
Blue's News share an Urlesque article (has cussings in a few videos) showing "14 Greatest Videogame Glitches, Goofs and WTFs" -- "Sometimes videogames just throw a what the f[bleeped] (WTF) moment at you, like an unintentional bug, a weird character animation or a supremely bizarre line of dialogue. It's difficult for game developers to quality assure (QA) every scenario that gamers could possibly engineer. Therefore, you've got goats that fly and baseball players that do somersaults while chasing down a grounder.
The History of Call of Duty: The undisputed champion of war shooters is about more than just lawsuits.Submitted by ant on Thu, 10/14/2010 - 5:48am. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Art/Design | Audio | Development/Quality Assurance (QA) Testing | History | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Politics/Laws/Rules | Reading Materials | Religion/Culture | Shopping | Sight Seeings | Technology | Videogame Console
This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."
Vintage Computing and Gaming shares a 21 pages PC World slideshow showing "Finding Stuff Online: 20 Years of Innovative Search Engines. What would the Internet be without a way to find something specific on its millions of sites? Search engines started providing that function two decades ago. Here are some of the landmarks, from Archie to AltaVista to Google and Bing..."