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Wii U and Me

How do I feel about the Wii U? In a word: yes.

My Personal Philosophy On Handling Negative Reviews

If negative reviews make you angry, then you didn’t work hard enough on what you created

Maintain The Chain: Game Your Life To Achieve Great Things

Twitter has its moments. It can be a cacophonous smorgasbord, even at the best of times, but recently there was the hashtag #ims211, which started with a basic request: @scd Hey, if you work in games, can you tweet hi to my class (#ims211)? I wanna make a point about Twitter and the game dev [...]


April 9, 2011

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Find Your Core

The question we must ask ourselves is wether we want to design the kind of game that makes you call your friend to yell “DUDE!”, or do we want to make the kind of game that makes you shake your head and say, “dude…”


March 10, 2011

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The Battle Between Make and Play

Every so often I get the urge, nay passion, to create something on my own. Something that is mine and mine alone. Something that I can show to others and garner–I cannot lie–both respect and admiration. My head is filled with wonderful images. I am a white knight of game design, and I fight valiantly; [...]

I Just Worked 84 Hours Straight

How do I feel about crunch… I want to try and write this down while I still feel the effects of the last few days; a choice that will no doubt affect my writing, but I hope give it a taste of more honesty. Last night, for the first time in 4 days, I slept [...]


January 19, 2011

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Never Forget Your Childlike Wonder

A secret weapon against the dimming of my sense of wonder.