My head keeps falling off. What can I do?

I have an… unusual problem. What? How’d it happen? No, no, that isn’t impor— Okay, fine. It might have something to do with the tim command, a bandit chieftan, and an accident with an ebony greatsword. But that’s all you’re getting out of me! Now where was I? Ah, yes. Wherever I go, my head … Read more

Where is the “impossible space” in Portal 2?

One of the commentary nodes by a Portal 2 developer, Eric Tams, said they used “world portals” to quickly reconfigure maps and puzzles during testing, which allowed them to create rooms that were bigger on the inside, infinite falls, and other sorts of impossible geometry, save for the users own ASHPD space bending. When we … Read more

Is Angry Birds deterministic?

While trying to get 3 stars on the more complex levels (the ones with a lot of destructible entities) I noticed that even after playing the same level over 50 times, doing always the same thing, I’ve never seen the same final result. Something always goes differently. Does the same input always result in the … Read more

How can I tell if a corpse is safe to eat?

I am a human wizard, and I just killed a monster, leaving a corpse on the ground. How do I tell whether it is safe to eat the corpse? I left the monster unspecified because I am interested in “how can I figure out whether this is edible,” rather than whether any particular monster is … Read more