I have many weaknesses when it comes to game design, but perhaps most severe among them is an allergy to making cards. They’re such an incredibly powerful component… an arbitrary-odds randomizer, plus hidden information, plus ‘multiple use’ item, plus… plus… plus…Read more → Component Studio is Dope
“Award Winning” Game Designer
Once, in a group of other game designers working to get our first designs signed by publishers (i.e.: unpublished designers), someone asked “what do you all call yourselves, since you’re not published? I’m struggling with what to call myself when peopleRead more → “Award Winning” Game Designer
Protospiel Ann Arbor 2017
Protospiel Ann Arbor, the testing event that launched a thousand other testing events, is an easy stop on the annual circuit for me, (though I sometimes end up missing the anniversary party for one of my favorite Colorado breweries 😟), sinceRead more → Protospiel Ann Arbor 2017
Lots of games this weekend!
Big weekend for gaming! I hit the trifecta on Sunday: Worked on my game, Valour; tried out a new game; taught an old favorite. Got all the components for Valour uploaded to The Game Crafter, so now I’m ready toRead more → Lots of games this weekend!
Valour’s “Divine Mandate”
Last night, I headed to Denver to see one of my favorite bands live — Eluveitie. Their “Folk Metal” brings elements from Celtic tradition into the metal genre; for real: There’s a woman in the band who can simultaneously play the hurdy-gurdy and headbang.Read more → Valour’s “Divine Mandate”
Sesame Street: Star S’Mores Star Wars Parody – YouTube
I’m a sucker for both Muppets and Star Wars Parody.
Featured on BLDRPPL
Recently my friend Sean Helvey asked me to participate in his upstart podcasting project, BLDRPPL. While he iterates on the exact format, his consistent overarching theme is is “people you admire in Boulder”. As he and I were discussing the episode IRead more → Featured on BLDRPPL
What if You Took a Week Off Every 7th Week? by seanwes
I recently added the seanwes podcast to my weekly lineup, and it doesn’t disappoint. (Least of all in the theme music category). I first discovered him when I went looking for a lettering class to gift Andrea for Christmas last year. (The courseRead more → What if You Took a Week Off Every 7th Week? by seanwes
My Podcast Playlist
After a nudge from Andrea, I jumped into Podcasts with both feet. I listen to them at 1.5x speed, so even my brief commute gives ample time to cover quite a bit of ground each week. Here’s a quick rundown on my PodcastsRead more → My Podcast Playlist
Asana Instagantt Chrome Plugin
I’ve been using Asana for a while to manage my personal to-do list, as well as projects for Flightless.co, and I’m really liking it. I have a few gripes, but that’s probably better covered in another post. Recently, I triedRead more → Asana Instagantt Chrome Plugin