Monthly Archives: October 2008

Things in Video Games I just don’t get.

Here you go. Several statements that will really piss off lots of gamers.1. Being scared by a video game. It’s a game. It’s wholly, completely and totally artificial. How can you be scared by it?2. Cutesy platformers. I mean, how … Continue reading

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A minor Rant.

I should have added this to the 10 moments I can do without, but I’ll add it as it’s own post.Can we PLEASE stop adding the letters ‘ies’ or ‘y’ to abbreviations of words? For example, the word is LAPTOP, … Continue reading

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Eyes on the prize.

One of the hardest things to do when working by yourself, or for yourself is keeping your eyes on that which matters.We all have our blind spots and filters and particularly area’s of experience or skill, and as a species … Continue reading

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Little Big Planet and the Magic Words

So the current big story is that the discs that have been sent out to stores of Little Big Planet are being recalled because of the discovery that some of the songs have some excerpts from the Q’uran in them.Ok. … Continue reading

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10 Moments in life I can do without

1) In the drive through / coffee line at Starbucks and realising that the person in front of you has just ordered for the entire office, leaving you sitting there waiting and waiting when all you wanted was a Big … Continue reading

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Boom or Bust – working as part of a team.

I was reading a post the other day by a friend on mine who was working on a smaller more casual game and even he had run into problems where what he’d done (ie the feature set he was working … Continue reading

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People are inherently decent.

I don’t know why I came to this conclusion, but after spending time in the UK over the weekend I just felt like this was true.There are dickheads out there, but as a race we fall on the side of … Continue reading

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