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Gamercamp 2014 talk on GamesIndustry.biz

Gamercamp 2014 talk on GamesIndustry.biz

Cool recent thing: I did a talk last week at Gamercamp Festival in Toronto (the last ever one! RIP) and it was covered by Games Industry – a favourite website of mine and basically the go-to source for any coverage of the games biz. The talk was part of Gamercamp’s Friday conference and basically argued …

Dinner Gear

Dinner Gear

I wrote about playing the Metal Gear series with my good friends Ben and Mike, for Unwinnable again. Read it here! Excerpt: Is Metal Gear the product of an ingenious artiste demonstrating against-the-grain creativity, or the simple answer to the question: what happens when you give a 15-year-old Japanese schoolboy $70 million and a videogame …

Killing the Worm

Killing the Worm

I wrote something for games + pop culture website Unwinnable. It’s about my time as a teen going to school in the UK (age 10-18), and using videogames to get over tough spots in life. Here’s the first paragraph: It happened beneath a castle. Dozens of miles underground, sheltered from the wintry wastes of the …

LEIF – my second game

LEIF – my second game

Play LEIF I made my second game “LEIF” at this year’s Toronto Game Jam (TOJam). My third time attending; in 2012 I did mostly marketing/web/pr stuff for Project Overboard,¬†while in 2013 I made Journo, my first game. This time around I made a far more technically demanding Twine game (bunch of custom scripts and CSS …

Jim Munroe interview (Society Eye, 2009)

Jim Munroe interview (Society Eye, 2009)

I was leafing through my Google Drive today and found a bunch of old pieces from my old blog, Society Eye, that I was quite happy with at the time. I let the website die on its own, but luckily a bunch of the pieces are still in my hands. This is one with Hand …