Tag: video games

  • Sociawism

    Got this sticker from the Game Workers Unite! booth at OrcaCon. ?

  • Hearthstone Inn

       I found it! Now where’s my Legendary?

  • Enthusiastically Towed

    Funny parking sign in Harmonix lot near Central Square.

  • Titanfall Book

    A few weeks ago I won the March Madness contest run by the DLC gaming podcast. This awesome book, The Art of Titanfall, my prize, just arrived! I got several wrong in the early rounds (I was generally favoring influential classics over maybe the best game experiences), but correctly called Super Mario 64 beating Portal in…

  • Number One

    That rare moment when you’re the top high score on Game Center… Because there are only 10 players in the whole world for a game that just came out.

  • Full Expo Hall

    PAX was crazy busy today. I stuck to the tabletop area mostly.

  • PAX East 2012 Indie Megabooth


    Intro Early this year, I made my fifth PAX pilgrimage, this time to PAX East 2012. Even though we only attended two days (because of Easter Sunday and impending travel), we managed to fit in a mix of activities, including the keynote from Jordan Mechner, the Saturday night concert featuring JoCo, a few panels, and…

  • Kickstarting Apps

    I have a tiny Kickstarter problem, but I mostly manage to resist. Earlier this year my excitement for backing video games overwhelmed me a bit, as you can see. I’m excited especially for The Banner Saga, but like any preorder, I’m out money now for something I won’t have for a year. As you may…


    Reamde by Neal Stephenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Neal Stephenson is my favorite author, so it is probably no surprise that I tore through this book in just a couple of days and gave it five stars. I remain in love with his overly verbose writing style, and his nerdy asides. I’ll echo…

  • PAX East 2010

    Best. PAX. Evar. PAX East was my third Penny Arcade eXpo, and in many ways my best… but as others have addressed, also an unfortunate reminder of how hard it is to manage a convention hall full of geeks, nerds, dweebs, and all the rest. The whining has been handled by others, and I have…