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Work, WoW, and Projects, oh my!

When I get to game, which is unfortunately pretty rare lately, I’ve been putting most of my time into WoW. The new levelling curve is incredibly fast, so even with my “maybe a few hours on a weekend day” play … Continue reading

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Twenty to the Eleven

It’s been another year, and it’s a good time for one of those reflective “summary/lookahead” kind of posts! 2010 2010 started rough, with the end of my employer’s original product plan. And, we were moving into Facebook games — I … Continue reading

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Have a Festive Holiday Season (or extended weekend)

I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season. And, I can never resist dragging out this old SWG footage at this time of year.

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Graffiti in the Can

Graffiti in university washrooms amuses me. In and amongst the “your mom” jokes and anthropomorphized gonads was this.

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Critical Questions

A demon appears before you. Or perhaps she’s an alien from a far-flung world, or an evolved human from the distant future. The creature explains that it has the power to alter time, space and the fabric of reality. He … Continue reading

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I Write Like …

Yet another instant analyzer with a pastable badge. I write likeDavid Foster Wallace I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!

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I Blame the Game Developers

/.reports that creativity in America is declining. From the article: One likely culprit is the number of hours kids now spend in front of the TV and playing videogames rather than engaging in creative activities. By extension, I blame game … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple: The Game Plays!

Still wrestling with my little puzzle game. I did some plumbing work today — a bitmap manager, a sound manager, and a basic level data structure. The result? The core game is, while still horrifically lacking in feedback, at least … Continue reading

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