Sometimes what seemed like a skill game turns out to be a money game. 2013
new game 2012
Courtney and Robert's cocktail reception in celebration of their marriage 2012
Gameful design 2012
RT @fraying: This. Yes.
It's good to have an eloquent ally 2012
"you're afraid of that woman's voice & you don't think you can beat her intellectually without using a cheat code"
Let's keep focused on having the "what you did" argument with those who leave hateful comments, not the "what you are" argument.
"We have to get over this, as an industry." 2012
RT @jessajune: Can't We Discuss This Like Adults? / Fantastic rational criticism of the recent game trailer furor.
nuanced and disturbing 2012
RT @neb: watch_dogs gameplay looks amazing. congrats Ubi team!
Cyberpunk is far from dead.
Warning: zombie-like singleminded urges may result 2012
You have got to check out the game Rebuild. It's like Harvest Moon meets Shaun of the Dead. http://www.rebuildgame.com/games/rebuild/ Super cool.
still great 2012
Another great day of D&D and delicious food with my awesome pals @thelancearthur, @george08, @somethingmodern, & @someben. Happy Dinah!
Mastery is Well-Informed Improvisation 2012
RT @rands: Two Universes – Portal as great design
Fun at Booksmith's BookSwap evening 2012
Booksmith's events are super fun.
The iPad is great for casual gaming with fun stuff like Majesty.
An obviously legitimate purchase 2012
Apple, making a foolish impulse buy is when to force update of my security questions, not on clearly rational ones like Majesty for iPad.
I tried Farmville. 2010
Eh. Not fun enough to be worth even the 10-20 minutes a day it demands. I'll stick to real video games.
D&D game day 2010
Photo by Cal.
D&D game at Rev Dan Catt's place 2008
Photos by Cal.
game night at our place 2007
Photos and captions by Ann Larie.
scrabble with Joe and Striatic 2007
The Yuppie Game - the first loser in Game Fight 2007
fun puzzle 2007
There's some game I can't think of the name of at the moment where you try to get people to guess the word you're thinking of by giving words that are paired with it. Might be something I picked up from Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me on NPR.
Anyhow, these clues are fun
when the answer is "chowder".
more SXSW 2007
Piano tuner at the Driskill
A tiny hat pic for Tom
Matt is very very serious about his tiny hat.
Cal is a healthy lad!
Analogies between WoW interface and standard desktop activities
paper prototyping game dynamics
Flickr 333 party 2007
Good gne crowd for Flickr's 3rd birthday party.
Photos by Cal (bees/seeb).
Edinburgh Castle Pub Quiz 2007
Photo by Joe.
Photos by JaSchu
Left to right: Zargo, Jason's barbarian; the dead flying hammerhead shark thing the tiefling was riding; Rue, Brett's ranger/warrior; (d6) the tiefling dude we just downed. I think this was when we were denying him his last requests. (Half the party's Chaotic, what do you want?); Jev, Storm's rogue; a small herd of some sort of glowing giant beetles we had to herd underground to help some dwarves out; Dog, Peg's... uh, dog; Peg, Dinah's bard.