Quotes: Good Bad Bugs

"Last version was better. More bugs. Bugs make game fun."
Floyd in Infocom's Planetfall, in a fourth-wall breaking response to a meta command.

"The inventory loss on death is a bug! But let's just pretend it's extra difficulty for Halloween!"
Notch, creator of Minecraft

(using Alucard's bat ability to skip past a frustrating area in Castlevania 3) "See I can cheat too, you rotten bastard."
—Castlevania Part 2, The Angry Video Game Nerd

BUGS: Probably infinite, although none are known. However, that Ice Monsters sometimes transfix you permanently is not a bug. It's a feature.
BSD Games Manual, Rogue

Skyrim has that pleasant water cooler quality where every person you discuss it with has a different experience, but after a while, the conversation will turn into a glitch-swapping party. My best one was an old lady, hovering twenty feet in the air, before disappearing into the ground before my eyes. I never even knew her name, but I will always remember you, Hovering Ground Lady.

I think I made fish too hardcore.
Toady One, creator of Dwarf Fortress

reasons skyrim is good game: I just shot a goat with an arrow and it flew 50 feet straight up into the air
—Tumblr user destructivemusic

These fucking games! There's always—there's always something! (hysterical laughter/crying) There's always something that happens! God, and you never know—you never know what it's going to be! You never know!
Lewis "Xephos" Brindley, reacting to Garbage Truck Simulator

Trivial Updates:
October 31 [2013] - Fixed a bug that would briefly turn you into CDMoyer, output the word "balls" and then log you out.
Kingdom of Loathing (as immortalized in player signatures on the game's forums)

Known issue, will not fix.
Destiny development team discussing the beloved 'Sparrow surfing' glitch.