293: Is AR a Gimmick?
This week, we bring back the Fight Me segment with a debate on the usefulness of augmented reality in apps. Is it a gimmick or not? In Follow-up, we debut a proposal for our new cover art, and we shout out Linzi Berry's latest blog post. And as always, we share a couple cool things like an addictive game and a bizarre novel.
Cover photo by Niantic via The Verge
One Cool Thing:
- Brian shared Factory Town, an early access simulation game that lets you "build, automate, and optimize your own village on procedurally-generated 3D terrain"
- Marshall shared John Dies at the End, a novel that deftly balances Lovecraftian horror with shameless potty humor
Design Details on the Web: