games, more games

June 15, 2001
Game of the Moment
Pretty addictive game: kick-ups. It's hacky-sack for your mouse, surprisingly tough, with a neat physics feel. (via memepool)

Games of the Moment
This is one of the best histories of videogames I've ever seen: The Dot Eaters. Few histories are so lavishly illustrated, with tons of screenshots, promotional materials, and other goodies. Covers arcade games, consoles, home computer, the works.

Quote of the Moment
"Always remember, however, that there's usually a simpler and better way to do something than the first way that pops into your head."
--Donald E. Knuth, "TeXbook"