Category: A Good Thing
June #1: LEUVEN
A meaty update on BOOK OF HOURS design and The Lady Afterwards development.
Living with depression that isn’t yours
Loving someone with depression is a common experience. Talking about it isn’t. Here’s what I’ve learned from loving a depressive partner – it may sound familiar to you.
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
I wrote the article below for Wireframe, a British game dev magazine which ‘lifts the lid on video games’. And, inexplicably, lets me have a monthly column.
Octomber #2: VICE
As promised, this is a biggie! So sit down, get comfy, and get hype.
BRITISH GAME DEV SALARIES
★ Please share this salary spreadsheet as widely as you can! The more data it accumulates, the more accurate and useful it is. ★
April #2: IMMORALITY
German and Japanese launch on mobile on Tues 27th April! And in BoH land, furniture! And our May newsletter and Skeleton Songs ep 4.
MAR #3: GUYON
Hey, Believers! Hope you’re all doing okay in lockdown. It’s not fun, is it?
Coronavirus update: charity + tarot
Sooooo. Everyone really likes tarot decks.
Develop 2019, awards, eldritch noms and hello Canada.
Some more meetings/interviews occured, games were checked out and a very important ice cream reprieve was had before the preparation process for what was to come.
A month full of pride
Finally, I hope you can find time to spare some empathy for me as I fully intend to send myself into a diabetic coma inhaling all the rainbow themed food I can get my hands on! I’M COMING HOME LAWD!
Splash Damage – Women in Games Event
Thank you again Splash Damage for hosting this and for the million bottles of prosecco. BIG SHOUT OUT TO THE PROSECCO!
ONE WEIRD TRICK TO GET STARTED IN GAMES WRITING NO SERIOUSLY
Here’s the good news. This blog post really does contain one weird trick. The bad news: it isn’t a reliable list of steps you can follow, or a career track with an exam you can do, or the email address of someone who wants to hire you. Those things don’t exist. Games writing is a very competitive career. More on what that phrase, ‘competitive career’, actually...
PLEASE HELP ASTRONAUTS WITH QUEEN POUNDS OR OTHER RESOURCES
Astronaut: the Best is awash with weird and innovative ideas.
Appreciating Open Sorcery
[I don’t write reviews, but I do like to point out things that worked well in games I’ve enjoyed.]
A Good Thing: The Fall
You play the onboard intelligence of a power armour suit with an unconscious passenger, exploring a derelict installation populated by deranged machine intelligences.