Minnebar 2007.

A game designer sneaks into an conference full of web developers.

Better games than games.

“First, [it] provided me a source for continuous escapism; second, it gave me a never-failing sense of accomplishment; and third, it allowed me a platform for on-going identity construction and reconstruction.”

Culling the RSS herd.

My subscription list is creeping back up towards the 200 mark, which means it’s time to cull the herd again. When did reading become such hard work?

Waiting games: Travian and Desktop Tower Defense.

Thoughts on two games that are more about waiting than action.

The Arcade Fire: Neon Bible.

My biggest problem with Neon Bible may be the mix, although it feels lame to pan an album on technical grounds.