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Discussion on: Games that teach you to program (without you realizing it)

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John Alcher

I just realized that I've played Counter Strike ever since I was a kid. Its console is pretty much my first exposure to a CLI, so there's that :)

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Brian Greig Author

There are definitely a lot of aspects of games that lend themselves to learning the tools we use everyday. I think this could be a discussion in and of itself.

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John Alcher

On a higher level, this shouldn't come as a surprise. We are software developers, and games are, erm, software themselves. But it really is amazing how the complexity is hidden with the entertainment that we easily and happily consume.

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Brian Greig Author

Probably why there is so much overlap between developer and gamers :)