Category: Just Talk

Beyond the silver lining

It was the best of times

… It was the worst of times. In all honestly the Cottage Country Con (CCC) in Orillia this year wasn’t all that bad. Reviews online may be a bit over zealous, but there is no doubt the show was plagued with amateur mistakes. From a setup perspective, space management and visitor flow, execution was a Read More

Welcome to 2018

Welcome to 2018

I missed me. I hope some of you missed me too. Forgive me readers for I have sinned. It’s been months since my last communication. I’ve been late with my blogs and poor at managing time to keep my website relevant and up to date. What should I do? The Convention Scene Thinking back on Read More

Gaming back in the 80s

Pastimes of the 80’s and 90’s

The truth is I’ve always loved games but was never heavily exposed to the family board game or video game culture early on in my household. Being of Caribbean descent my siblings and I grew up around more traditional games; dominoes, ludi (Parcheesi) chess, checkers, backgammon and playing cards. Usually it was a cousin of Read More

I feel like I'm missing something

Being busy is good… right?

Holy smack! The holiday season is here and Christmas is right around the corner. And what have I been doing this whole time since my last post? Hmph! Well, I’ll tell you. Busy Busy Bee I’ve been gone for quite some time, eh? So without getting into too much details here’s a summary of what has Read More

Finally Moved

Finally Moved to Barrie

Yeah, you may have not known but I had moved from Brampton to Barrie. If you haven’t read the precursor to this please do. It’s been a pain in the ass trying to manage a crazy busy schedule at work, pre-packing for the move, maintaining websites and meetings with clients, all while trying to STILL do Read More

Cheater Cheater Pumpkin Eater

Is it your responsibility as a game designer to create a system where it is difficult to cheat? This conversation has people flip flopping depending on which side they sympathize with, the player or the designer. But since this post is directed at designers there should be no defensive stance on this. I will say Read More

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