I am so angry about the computer games industry, and
Most commercial computer games are not
software, but also require proprietary platforms such as
Microsoft Windows and Steam. This means you do not have the
ability to understand or maintain your computer.
Most commercial computer games require very powerful
computers. This means that a less-wealthy person cannot play
online games with their more-wealthy friends. This is
especially a problem for young people, for whom gaming is an
important social activity. Also it's a problem for people
who don't earn massive 1st-world salaries.
The bloated resource wastage of games drives an insatiable
gaming-hardware-fetish-industry where people spend all their
disposable income on bullshit such as graphics cards that
cost as much as a laptop.
Therefore, I spurn the computer games industry and only
play games which
Software, non-resource-bloated, and cross-platform (that
means they don't require bullshit like Windows and Steam).
My new gaming PC
Since my 9-year-old computer is in need of replacement, I am
building a new one this year. Here is how I will spec it:
Processor: Second-hand Intel SkyLake i3. Low-spec so
it's good for playing light-weight games like
power so it's eco-friendly. Last-gen so it's cheap.
Memory: anything that doesn't have a fancy gaming-fetish
heat-spreader. I want it to be all ugly with the circuits
Graphics card: none. The integrated Intel 530 graphics is
already more than I need to play beautiful games like
The Battle for Wesnoth.
A roman wrote that the only thing people need to be happy is
bread and games. TAKE BACK CONTROL OF OUR GAMES!