Author: Marcel Faust

Posts by Marcel Faust:

From Pong to Ping: The Green Gust

The Coriolis storm has been raging on for two years, with the Arrakis force that was Dune 2 sweeping over the video game landscape since 1992. Witnessing massive changes in the conception of [...]

From Pong to Ping: Been there, Dune that

The popularity of different video game genres has wildly shifted throughout the last decades. Developers picked up advanced technologies and paired them with game design ideas that hadn’t [...]

From Pong to Ping: A Second Life

Video games largely resolve around the premises of doing or feeling things and expressions, which your real-life self cannot ─ mentally, physically, financially. I explicitly don’t state [...]

The Basics of Hosting: Volume I

As a server host in an always-online environment, it’s crucial to communicate in a way that’s both informative and easy to understand, especially when explaining why private servers [...]

From Pong to Ping: Rock around the Blox

If we want to discuss the video game phenomena of recent decades without including Roblox, we might as well just stop this ongoing series and put our heads in server cases. However, Roblox is not [...]

Think piece: Tough bosses, smart choices

In the dynamic world of game development, indie studios often face an uphill battle against larger, more established companies. They often aim for niche markets with the goal of finding that [...]

From Pong to Ping – A Taste of Triumph

The phrase “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner” originates from the time of the Great Depression, when people played and bet on street games and in casinos. The winner was able to afford a [...]

From Pong to Ping – One of those DayZ

Challenging and fun are often cited as main criterias of individual types of games. These two words emphasize the idea that engaging in a daunting task, which requires effort and skill, can still [...]

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