A Week in the Life

Woke up, got out of bed… In the past week (let’s say since July 3rd, cause that was fun for so many reasons) I’ve gotten a massive amount done. It may help that I’ve switched over to freelance work for the time being, finishing up projects and waiting for my next big break in the…

Sony Wins E3 and Other Notables

E3 is basically Christmas for gamers. Except it’s really just news about what we’ll get for Christmas this year, if we’re lucky. The 3 big names in gaming, Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft, along with developers like EA and Ubisoft come together to discuss their newest IP’s, their long-awaited sequels, and hopeful surprises so long as…

Play with Pixels: Gaming Q&A

I have been lucky enough to find a community online called International Geek Girl Pen Pal Club (there’s a link in my sidebar if you’re interested), where people from all over the globe gather and find camaraderie in all things nerdy through snail mail or e-mail. This month they’ve put out a theme (and it’s…

PAX East 2016 Expectations

It is April, and aside from it being my birthday month (very important, folks), it is also the month that PAX East is happening in Boston! In a few short weeks I will be surrounded by my people – all of the gamers and nerds on the east coast, waiting on lines to playtest games…

How I Relate Real Life to Gaming

Over the course of my 26 years on this earth, there are several games that I have played that I imagine happening in my real life. I’ve also started using gaming metaphors for my daily life. UI’s are leaking into my brain when I close my eyes, it’s a designers virtual reality dream. Basically my…