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Strip by: David Morgan-Mar
T-Rex: I'm playing this hip new game.
T-Rex: I find if I use a specific pattern of moves I can get really high scores!
Utahraptor: You're not playing a game, you're performing an algorithm.
T-Rex: Sometimes performing an algorithm is all I want to do to have fun!
T-Rex: Quick! Someone hand me a list of unsorted integers!
The author writes:
Many so-called computer "games" are actually tests of how well you can remember and perform certain fixed patterns of keyboard, mouse, and/or joystick moves.
Oddly, this does not necessarily make them less fun.