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Like ships passing in the night

I wrote an article on my Gamasutra blog about how Pac-Man can move through the ghosts without getting caught. It's an excerpt from my book Bug Voyage, in the current Storybundle, which tells about glitches in classic games while offering a smattering of computer science ideas along the way. It's kind of a change of pace for me, it has little to do with roguelikes, but it does explain how you can crash any Galaga machine without putting money into it. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 30, 2017 - 1 comment

A $20 Painting From Sears - A Ghost Story

A new ghost story for Halloween, loosely inspired by the painting "The Hands Resist Him."
posted by jbickers on Oct 31, 2013 - 0 comments

The River Caller

I've written and self-published a book. This is my first try, so I decided to go with Amazon Kindle self-publish. This is part 1 of a multi-volume work that I'm planning on publishing in the same manner. I've priced it as low as Amazon will allow (2.99). The River Caller is a story centering around a boy named George, who lives in Ogdensburg, New York, in the late 19th Century. It is primarily a story about life on the Saint Lawrence River, but there are things about George that are a little out of the ordinary. [more inside]
posted by thanotopsis on Apr 15, 2011 - 3 comments

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