• Varytale
    ‘Varytale is a publisher and retailer of interactive books. Interactive books allow you to influence the narrative. From big choices that affect the whole story, through changes in viewpoint, to special features and extras that shed new light on the author’s imagination.’
  • How To Fix the Gender Gap in Technology
    ‘The leap toward more advanced computing comes not only from playing games—today, 94 percent of girls are gaming, compared with 99 percent of boys—but in becoming curious about how they work and then beginning to tinker with code in order to modify game results. Boys are still much more likely than girls to explore this type of simple computer programming, and not every young girl who is curious about how computers work has an encouraging parent at home or the hardware she needs.’
  • I’ve been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result. : gaming
    ‘Though long outdated, I grew fascinated with this particular game because by the time Civ III was released, I was already well into the distant future. I then thought that it might be interesting to see just how far into the future I could get and see what the ramifications would be. Naturally I play other games and have a life, but I often return to this game when I’m not doing anything and carry on.’