The sequence in which you access data can have major performance implications. For example, when iterating over a two dimensional array, looping by x first and then by y can be slower than looping by y first and then by x. This article explains why.
How I managed to compress a 5mb map into just 36kb with two simple techniques.
Hero Extant (literally "a hero exists") is a computer game that at the moment only exists in my head. It's very much inspired by Dwarf Fortress though, particularly adventure mode.
Learn how to quickly present a photo with GIMP, a free image editor.
A blast from the past! In this review we revisit the DOS game Crime Fighter. Steal cars, raid banks, attack mail trains and wage gang warfare in this addictive freeware game.
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