Tag Archives: virtual life

Blog Birthday

April makes ten years that I’ve been blogging, which is longer than I’ve done just about anything. I even blogged from behind the Great Firewall of China for two of those ten years. In honor of my decade writing my … Continue reading

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Look, A Three-Headed Monkey!

I’ve recently learned that it’s actually much harder to work How appropriate, you fight like a cow. into the dialogue for a tropical island game than Monkey Island might lead one to believe. Just in case you were wondering.

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Distantly Awesome

I work developing missions and gameplay for an MMO, which has outsourced parts of development, and marketing, and works remotely with a distant platform, and is pretty great about letting folks work remotely when necessary. Anyway, my point is that … Continue reading

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True

Figment: How’s your day? Meg:  Um, I started to tell you that I have Optimus Prime problems but that sounded stupid. Figment: Is this for your game? Meg: Will be. If *long and involved situation* and *detailed time consuming issue* … Continue reading

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Transforming

  Second Wave arrival, Melissandra “Sandy” Lutra, has begun a business offering Transformers 3: Dark Of The Moon clothes and accessories to Next Island pioneers. Her first product is a long-sleeved T-shirt, featuring the well-known Autobots symbol. The Autobot shirt … Continue reading

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Problems Only I Have

My mom: How’s work going, Meg? Meg: Space travel completely redefined interplanetary trade today. My mom: Um… Would you like some dinner?

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Career Skills

I wrote the script for this video for work. (I also do a pretty rocking computer girl voice.) I’m not completely happy with it — I can never look at my creative projects without seeing a thousand improvements to make … Continue reading

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TechCrunch Disrupt

Spent a couple days in an unheated warehouse looking at cyberpunk startups. I gotta go write some stories now.  

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Overheard in New York

Harold and I were on the train the other night, talking about the game. It was the usual post-work subway, crowded and loud when we got on, but a lull happened to fall in the car a few minutes in. … Continue reading

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Entropia Times Magazine

The March issue of the Entropia Times magazine is out, and the ET staff has done a beautiful job, once again. There’s a pretty awesome piece about some of the crazy things I do for a living. After it went … Continue reading

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Entirely Different

“I gotta hang up and get back to work,” I told Marcus the other day. “Right, you have to slay monkeys and rescue new players.” “No, no, the boars are killing newbies in this area. The talking monkeys have capitalization … Continue reading

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