Ray's Favorite Articles & Media

A collection of things I enjoy from across the web

Writing

Screenwriting & Cinema

Photography, Art, & Music

Creativity

Misc Awesome

Economics & Money

Business & Startup

Science and Technology

Longevity & Health

Virtual, Augmented, & Enhanced Reality

Nature

The Mind

Video Game Design & Dev

Unity

Games

  • The Decision Problem -- Buying and Selling Paperclips

  • Agar.io -- a web game where you're a blob trying to eat other people, who are also blobs. Lots of fun.

  • Star Citizen -- Space Simulation like you've never seen it

  • No Man's Sky -- Infinitely Procedural Universe by Hello Games

  • GeoGuessr -- A game about trying to guess where in the world you are when dropped in a random Google street view location.

  • Cookie Clicker on DashNet.Org -- A game that is great for reflecting on the psychology of compulsion in games.

  • Evoland -- An evolving game that takes you on a journey through RPG history.

  • Depression Quest by Zoe Quinn -- A serious game about living with depression.

  • NES Zelda in Minecraft (a work in progress) on ZeldaInformer.com

  • Snailboat (web version) by Michael Schmitt & Jon Miller

Artificial Intelligence

Programming

Tabletop Game Design

Social Games & F2P

Fun

Funny

The Sims

Life

Life Lessons

Parenting & Kids

Other

Favorite Websites & Resources

A collection of enjoyable sites, blogs, and resources

Shopping

Design Tools

  • Canva.com -- Design tool for posters, diagrams, business cards, and more.

  • Draw.io -- Online drawing tool for charts, processes, and UI wires

Programming / Coding

Learning & Mind

Games

Writing

Tabletop Games

TV

Movies & Cinema

Photography & Art

Web Development

  • Bootstrap -- Build responsive, mobile-first projects on the web with the world's most popular front-end component library

  • SumoMe.com -- Smart app widgets for growing your website reach

  • FaveIcon.io -- A nice generator for fav icons

Game Dev Resources

Misc Tools & Resources

  • Never10 -- Prevent Win 7 & 8 from forcing Windows 10 nags and updates on you. On GRC.com.

  • VitalsSmartShopper.com -- Awesome initiative! Directs you to cost-effective medical procedures, then pays you.

  • StreamPocket.com -- Give it a link to any streaming content, and it will download it for you (youtube, soundcloud, etc)

  • HTML5 UP -- Spiffy HTML 5 Site Templates that are customizable and fully responsive. Fully Free / Creative Commons no attribution.

  • Button Optimizer -- A great online button creator.

  • How to Google Search -- Infographic Instructional