Developing tabletop games like software

I’ve been working on The Long Con in my free time, and when I haven’t been working on it, I’ve been musing over the development philosophy.  I don’t know if what I’m doing is that much different than other open source role playing games.  I haven’t really explored the open source RPG community, I just… Continue reading Developing tabletop games like software

Applying open source to gaming

I had an idea the other night that has stuck and won’t go away.  It’s a concept for a role playing game called The Long Con. It’s based, in part, on the BBC TV series Hustle, which is about a team of grifters who practice “the long con.”  Unlike short cons, your standard street cons,… Continue reading Applying open source to gaming

8-Bit Interactive Twilight: Eclipse

This is a brilliantly-crafted interactive game via YouTube, that works like a choose-your-own-adventure story for Twilight: Eclipse.  Click on the choices and you can actually steer the story a different way.  Oh, and it’s done in old school 8-bit NES style. Update: In an amazing display of ignorance and thick-headedness, Summit Entertainment, LLC removed 8-Bit… Continue reading 8-Bit Interactive Twilight: Eclipse

Empire Avenue: The timesuck that capitalizes on your social media empire

You are a Twitter addict.  You maintain multiple blogs, connect with friends and classmates on Facebook, are never far from your iPhone to check in to Foursquare and are a frequent reviewer on Yelp.  In short, you are a social networking junkie. In that case, probably you don’t need to read this post, because probably… Continue reading Empire Avenue: The timesuck that capitalizes on your social media empire

Borderlands: Gun Porn

I recently got a copy of Borderlands sort of for my birthday.  If you keep tabs on my Twitter feed or, for that matter, my Facebook updates, you will know that there was some issues getting the second computer up to a point that could run Borderlands.  Borderlands is like the first new (and by new I… Continue reading Borderlands: Gun Porn