Category Archives: Boston

The Even Better News

First, the good news. My game, Takeout, is now available on Amazon! So, if you played the game at BostonFIG (or in our living room), we could really use a review on Amazon. Second, the even better part of this … Continue reading

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Laptop Games

I tend to use my laptop for email, writing papers, and planning lessons. Boring things. But I also play a lot of games on my laptop. Browser Games: For a while, my job was playing Kongregate browser games and reviewing … Continue reading

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Five Star Billionaire

Rereading Five Star Billionaire, and I found a line I highlighted last time. China was at once lawless and unbending in its rules. Tash Aw, Five Star Billionaire Still so accurate.

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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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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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