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Proc Gen My Friend

If there’s one genre that’s taken the world of indie games by storm in the last few years, it’s the roguelite. Or, perhaps, the roguelike-like? While the specifics of what to call these games is often argued, most of them are addictive, replayable, and challenging thanks to the magic of procedural generation. Procedural generation is a technique that game developers employ in order to create content that generates its own unique challenges. This means it can reduce development times and costs, and thanks to its unpredictable nature, sometimes surprises both players and developers. What Is Procedural Generation? Simply put, data...
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The Dick Salsa Diaries #1: Living the Roguelike Life

Dick Salsa has been living the roguelife. Should you?
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