As someone who this past summer moved to northern Massachsetts and has had this winter as his introduction to the hellish wasteland that is New England, I would like to officially proclaim that I am in fact done with this winter. It can leave anytime. I no longer have a use for it. » 2/10/15 7:48am 2/10/15 7:48am

To name a few dev that have become more well known post 2000, you could look at Ken Levine, Todd Howard, or Notch. Recently Sean Murray has been making waves with No Man's Sky. But you do have a point. I think part of the reason its less common nowadays is because a lot of the AAA titles are made by teams of hundreds… » 12/16/14 8:32pm 12/16/14 8:32pm

I would hardly call them sentient - think about the Collector leader at the end of ME2. He regained "consciousness" after his connection with Harbinger was severed, which in my mind makes me think they are fairly mindless while under Reaper control, simply following directives. » 10/22/14 2:52pm 10/22/14 2:52pm