The Road Not Taken

By Robert FrostTwo roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth;Then took the other, as just as fair,And having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear;Though as for that the passing thereHad worn them really about the same,And both that morning ...

Weird Fractal Thing

It isn't a game, but I made this interesting looking thing, a sort of moving fractal. I know my Grandpa would have thought it was cool because he loved math and fractals where one of the things that drew him to computers. The fractals he made didn't move, but he did use color animation to give it the feeling of moving, but this kind of movement would is like a whole new world.

Posttraumatic Growth

We often hear of Posttraumatic stress disorder or PTSD, especially associated with combat veterans and difficulties they face returning home, but did you know there is a positive version of PTSD called Posttraumatic Growth? Game designer Jane McGonigal and author of Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make us Better and How they Can Change the World found herself in a troubling situation. After a s...

GDC 2013

This was my best GDC yet.  I had some great business cards, my resume and something to talk about: founding and running the Washington DC Area Unity3D Users' Group.  I had a wonderful time, did the most networking of my life and came home very inspired!  I even got to meet and chat with Matthew Davis one of the creators of FTL.  (WHAT!  You haven't played FTL!! GO BUY IT NOW!!! )One, bit of f...

Inspiration: Small Worlds by David Shute

There is game called Small Worlds by David Shute I want take a moment to highlight. I played it back in 2009, and it won CGDC #6. I can't tell you how many times this game has entered my thoughts during brainstorming sessions. Here are several reason I can identify why this game has stuck in my mind. First, its beautiful art.  The fact that it is pixel art adds to my amazement. It seems with...

Kickstarter: The Last Sleeper

I added The Last Sleeper to my list of Kickstart projects today.  I really think the music by Erik Aadahl is well done.  The latest update has a nice track, you should take a listen  I'm also intrigued by the story of the game, and it sounds like the game designer has face some serious adversity getting the project this far.  Add your support, only a few hours left! The Last Sleeper

Kickstarter Projects Worthy of Your Support

Here's another batch of interesting game project I've supporting on Kickstarter.  They a look they need more support: UFHO2 - A Turn-based Strategy GameOrgan Trail: Director's CutLangGuini a Card Game!Puzzle Me! - A Family-Friendly Board Game

Hurricane Irene

If you want to help the victims of Irene start here: Network For Good: Hurricane Irene Hurricane Irene is causing a lot of stir.  Game jam challenge:  "You have 48 hours to make a game during the Hurricane and about Hurricanes."Potential games about Hurricane You are a Hurricane, rip down as many buildings as possible You are an insurance claims adjuster, denie as many claims as possible ...

Random Post of Garry’s Mod expirments with causal iPhone game, nice break down of revenue and graphs comparing paid and ad business models. - not laugh at this:

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang

The film makers behind the Penny Arcade series are making a documentary about Minecraft (you've heard of Minecraft right!?!) They are using Kickstarter to fund the project, so you can take part. If you have deep enough pockets you can even get a "An actual pick axe mounted on a custom display stand signed by the staff of Mojang Specifications!"