“I’m a great fan of mystery novels and treasure hunts, but recreating the essence of such a puzzle within a video game is very difficult.”
“This approach, as simple as it looks, has the potential to create extremely rich dialogue without resorting to long dialogue branching code.”
“If you create little one-scene casual mobile games with canned graphics and plugin-powered features, yes, maybe you can create a game quickly. Anything more complicated, though, and you need some coding skill.”
“While it is extremely time-consuming to iterate through possible deals, it is extremely simple and quick to determine, in a given deal, how many potential flushes, full houses, and straights the deal has.”
“It is possible to deal yourself a losing hand, and the proof can be found if you imagine dealing yourself the worst hand possible.”
I read somewhere that writing your own blog engine is simple to do, a good way to learn programming skills, but a pain to perfect.