Lofgren on Being Childlike

By on Nov 19, 2014 in Food For Thought, Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

The good news is you can be young at heart. There is a lot of stuff to do that is very child-like and fun – you just have to avoid the childish stuff that gets you into trouble.

— Nils Lofgren

Fists of Fire

By on Nov 10, 2014 in Game Design, Inspiration, Settings | 0 comments

Fists of Fire

Kurosawa on Honesty

By on Nov 5, 2014 in Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

Although human beings are incapable of talking about themselves with total honesty, it is much harder to avoid the truth while pretending to be other people. They often reveal much about themselves in a very straightforward way. I am certain that I did.

— Akira Kurosawa

10 Thoughts on #GamerGate and #GamerEthics

By on Oct 30, 2014 in Food For Thought | 0 comments

Tonight, I waded into the Twitter trenches of the gaming culture war known as #GamerGate. I came out unscathed, with a more comprehensive view of the issues. But, my central premise remains unchanged. #GamerGate is no good for gaming and gamers.

Whedon on Writing

By on Oct 29, 2014 in Inspiration, Quotes | 0 comments

I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of.

— Joss Whedon

Dark Dungeons and the D&D Scare

By on Oct 26, 2014 in Food For Thought, Game Design | 0 comments

Dark Dungeons and the D&D Scare