Author Archives: Meg

Reactions I’m Not Interested In Hearing

I worked with him and I never noticed anything. He can’t be bad. This is such a wilful denial that codeswitching exists. We all behave differently around different people and in different situations, and it’s not reasonable to assume that someone … Continue reading

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I like The Orville

J’aime l’Orville! Ich mag die Orville! Me gusta el Orville! No matter how you say it, I like the stupidass show, The Orville. Via I like The Orville – Recollections of Play  Pretty much, man.

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What You Need For a Road Trip

Sponsored post in partnership with Cars.com. I tend to be a passenger, not a driver. My commute is by train, I run errands on foot. So, when we pick up a car, we’re usually taking a road trip or at … Continue reading

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Indie Dev Life

A post shared by Meg (@simpsonsparadox) on Nov 22, 2017 at 11:13am PST

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Shanghaist and Gothamist Are Over

A week ago, reporters and editors in the combined newsroom of DNAinfo and Gothamist, two of New York City’s leading digital purveyors of local news, celebrated victory in their vote to join a union. On Thursday, they lost their jobs, … Continue reading

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Scenes From An MFA, Part 2

My assignment schedule: This week you have a major assignment due on Wednesday, and a minor journal due on Thursday. Me: Ok, so means I’ll submit my minor journal on Wednesday and turn in the major assignment on Thursday. Got … Continue reading

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Secret Sauce

So we launched our first game, Captain Action, with careful plans for a social media campaign in the beginning of November 2016, but, guess what happened then? Weirdly hard for a little comic-themed card game to get any attention for … Continue reading

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Takeout, After BFIG

We showed my card game Takeout at Boston FIG yesterday as part of the Tabletop Showcase.  I’m so happy we got in, so happy we went, and I had a lot of interesting conversations all day… but it was emotionally exhausting … Continue reading

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Women in Games: From Designing to Playing and Nurturing the Next Generation

I was delighted to be part of this panel for LadiesCon! Such a great time talking with other ladies about gaming and game dev. It’s always so inspiring to talk with other game creators. Women in Games: From Designing to … Continue reading

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Scenes from an MFA

One week before a writing project is due: This story is really solid. Maybe I’ll make a few small edits, but it’s basically finished. I’ll come back to it for proofreading with fresh eyes, and then submit it! One day before … Continue reading

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