Self-Fulfilling Disappointment

In 2010, I was moderately known as a blogger writing about EVE Online; those of us seen as "regulars" with decent writing skills were loosely known as the Blog Pack. One of our number, CrazyKinux, ran a monthly event known as the Blog Banter, where a subject would be chosen for all of us to … Continue reading Self-Fulfilling Disappointment

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For Love of the Game

I had a job interview today. No, really, you don't understand what that means. I've been looking for work since late October. The games industry is currently flooded with experienced, talented developers who have been laid off or whose companies have folded for some reason, and while I've popped up onto a few companies' radar, … Continue reading For Love of the Game

Soap Operas and Stereotypes [DA2]

I ran across yet another article about how people objected to the romantic interactions that occur in Dragon Age 2. The Straight Male Gamer complains there's not enough content for his demographic; the Gay Male Gamer complains about the portrayal of a bisexual (yes, he's bi, not gay; go play Dragon Age: Awakening, it's mentioned … Continue reading Soap Operas and Stereotypes [DA2]