0

Royal Blood: Kings, Queens, Sunsfeatured

Chris Donlan asked if I could write something about queen sacrifice in Eurogamer this month. It was an even more fruitful topic than I expected. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-12-10-royal-blood

3

Release date for STELLARIS: HORIZON SIGNALfeatured

I can now finally confirm that yes, the Stellaris 1.4 codename ‘Kennedy’ patch is in fact named for me and not, for instance, the airport. It’s an interactive cosmic horror novelette; one of the inspirations is pretty obvious from the title; and it’s out on the afternoon of Monday 5th December! I’ve written more about it Read more

0

What I’ve been up to, mid-November: Hulk’s Cock, Donald Trump, and Desk Leatherfeatured

I have a monthly column now in gamesindustry.biz as well as eurogamer.net, and the deadlines coincide. So I’m writing them as companion pieces where I can. This month, they both have to do with the relationships between games and the real world. The Rhetorical Effects of System Design, and Toilets Games In Difficult Times Meanwhile, I’ve been Read more

0

Latest columns: films, insects, comics, and how to work with your player communityfeatured

I have two columns now! my Eurogamer one this week stars Kuleshov, Tolkien, Scott McCloud and a marooned insect. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-10-15-blood-in-the-gutter my GamesIndustry.biz one is the distillation of seven years’ experience dealing with a player community as an indie dev: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2016-10-17-the-indie-view-how-to-survive-the-internet . It’s an industry-facing column, but if you’re a gamer you might find it interesting for a view Read more

3

Crowdfunding, audience-driven stories, and terrible mistakesfeatured

I’m speaking at three events in the next couple of months. Come along if any of this sounds interesting. On Wednesday 19th October, I’m on a panel about crowdfunding videogames at Crowdfest in Shoreditch. On Thursday 17th November, I’m on a panel about audience-driven stories at the Belfast Media Festival: along with Charles Cecil from Revolution, Read more

Loading...