Category Archives: Boston

Consider Revising

This semester, I submitted a short story that is so “inspired” by the end of of a certain game company startup that it barely qualifies as fiction. The main workshop feedback I got on it was: Makes no sense for … Continue reading

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Sim Builders

One of my favorite sim builder games was Nat Geo’s Doomsday Preppers. Sure, it was based on the show about survivalists preparing for an inevitable apocalypse, but this game is super cute. Even the underground bunkers of survivalist supplies are … Continue reading

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London Demands Spices

London demands spices. I think that’s a pretty solid summary of the British Empire, actually. Also, it’s my winter break, and I’m playing Civ with Eric, just like when we were in college a few years ago, I mean several … Continue reading

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Imposter Syndrome, Part 84,751

The last few sessions at school, I felt like I was struggling in most of my classes, especially my craft classes. Fortunately, I read insanely fast, so I didn’t have trouble keeping up that way, but when we responded to … Continue reading

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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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