Tags » Nit-picking

The Bipedal Bias: Why So Many Playable Humanoids?

Humans are a predictable bunch. Two arms, two legs, head atop the shoulders, front-facing eyes, opposable thumbs. Basic stuff. Same goes with most vertebrates. Us with a backbone to speak of will never have more than four limbs, excepting species with tails, but even then, it’s only so much of a “limb.” When you pull back even further, most creatures have what’s called bilateral symmetry. 1,108 more words


Language Querks: A Story About Potato Wedges

I grabbed lunch at a supermarket today and I had a weird moment at the counter. I wasn’t sure what they had for combos so I asked what combos came with chicken pieces. 741 more words