Author Archives: joe

SIEGE 2016: Serendipity In Events Gamers Envision

After SIEGE 2014, I wrote a blog entitled: SIEGE 2014: Don’t Judge This Book by It’s Cover. This is it’s sequel, and as before, I will be using [..]

Life

Are You a Dabbler?

When someone tells me they’re “pretty good” at Ping Pong, I respond by asking this question: “Have you ever played 8 hours a day for 4 months in [..]

Games

We are Indie…

For 6 years now, I’ve thought of myself as Indie, but I’ve been fooling myself. Going to ramble a bit. For all passengers safety, it is recommended that [..]

Games

Ask the Next Question…

A person I just met at a GGDA meet-up asked if he could talk with me about my business and the games business in general. He’s a student [..]

Games, Life, Programming

The Magic of GDC

(Wrote this back in February but incorrectly posted it as a page where no one could reach it. Posting now but it’s really from March.) So 3 semi-quick [..]

Games

Slapping Things In

I just realized this morning that one of my favorite things is – the last couple of weeks tweaking and tuning my games before they ship. And it’s [..]

Clutter, Games, Programming

Commencement

This is a prelude to a horror novel, I started way, way back (I think the date in it was close to when I wrote it – 5/12/02). [..]

Writing

Living in A Pretentious World

pre·ten·tious      pr??ten(t)SH?s adjective     attempting to impress by affecting importance, talent, culture, etc., than is actually possessed. ———- Here’s 10 signs we’re living in a pretentious world [..]

Games, Life

Succeeding in Games: A Blog to Myself

How do I break into the games business? How do I create successful games? How do I succeed in games? How do I make my own games (the [..]

Clutter, Games, Life, Programming

SIEGE 2014: You Can’t Judge This Book By It’s Cover

SIEGE 2014: You Can’t Judge This Book By It’s Cover

Games, Life