Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Devs Share The Wild, Secret Hacks Your Favorite Games Rely On

Did you know all the horses in Assassin’s Creed 1 are built using really fucked up human skeletons? Or that Titan Quest used invisible squirrels as in-game timers? All of this is true and is more proof that games are mostly wild collections of code and hope that have more in common with miracles than they do with software. Video games shouldn’t work at all. This is what I’ve learned after reading stories shared by devs about making games and all the tricks and hacks used to get these things running. These tales of hacked-together solutions have always been around, but a recent viral tweet about invisible squirrels being used as in-game timers has led to a new wave of stories emerging online that show, once again, how video games …
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