Category Archives: Video Games

A Farmville 2 Profit/Experience Maximization Spreadsheet

I’ve been playing Farmville 2 since launch. At first it started out as a mix of nostalgia and curiosity, but after reaching level 5 and opening up the cookhouse, I discovered there was a fun supply-chain management problem in it, and I made this Google Docs spreadsheet. It glosses over a few things like the […]

Neptune’s Pride: Things I Learned The Hard Way

I’ve played a few (4 and a half) games of Neptune’s Pride, now. It’s a pretty slow-paced long-term diplomacy/risk-like online flash game. Lots of people have reviewed it, some of them discussing obvious strategy. The following are nuances regarding the game’s mechanics; things I wish I could have found on some nerd’s blog, but instead […]