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Fancy Videogame Party

Fancy Videogame Party

Oh dear, it’s been a bit vacant around here, hasn’t it? Good thing I’ve had real-life crazy-busy-times as an excuse! Along with a full-time marketing/pr/events position that has been (obviously) occupying a ton of my time, I’ve also ramped up my involvement with Toronto’s videogames non-profit collective the Hand Eye Society (I’ve been a nominated …

Blot Interactive’s Chat Fu

Blot Interactive’s Chat Fu

For Toronto-based games company Blot Interactive, I served as Marketing & PR specialist for Chat Fu, their first game. I took ownership over their blog, social media networks, and marketing and earned coverage in various websites and publications across North America. PR earned Gamezebo: Preview: http://www.gamezebo.com/games/chat-fu/preview Review: http://www.gamezebo.com/games/chat-fu/review Winner, Web Game of the Month: http://www.gamezebo.com/news/2013/08/29/games-month-%E2%80%93-august-2013 Canada.com: http://o.canada.com/technology/gaming/chat-fu-turns-facebook-chat-into-a-video-game/ Financial Post: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/08/20/with-chat-fu-facebook-itself-becomes-the-game/ …

The Level Up Showcase

The Level Up Showcase

This year I teamed up with Emily Claire Afan to promote the Third Annual Level Up Showcase – a massive demonstration of Ontario’s best student game design talent from over a dozen participating institutions. It happened back in April – and only now am I finishing this draft! But anyway – here’s a recipe rundown …

Pipe Trouble on CBC TV!

Pipe Trouble on CBC TV!

Pop Sandbox’s Pipe Trouble was featured on Canadian national tv yesterday, on CBC’s The Lang & O’Leary Exchange. Check it out! http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV+Shows/Lang+&+O’Leary+Exchange/ID/2349781694/ I was really happy that we got this attention, which was initiated by a piece in the Financial Post on the game by Matthew O’Mara (thanks Matthew!). A few weeks ago, the game …

Pipe Trouble – a serious game about Big Oil

Pipe Trouble – a serious game about Big Oil

I’m doing a bunch of the marketing for Pipe Trouble, the first game from celebrated indie publisher Pop Sandbox in Toronto. It’s one of the coolest things I’ve ever been involved with. In a nutshell: 1. A politically-charged tablet and web game about natural gas exploitation was developed with programming by Golden Gear Games, and …