• Forgetting Failure and Being Awesome in 2014


    As 2013 continues its death march I take a few words to look ahead towards what the year to come has to offer, and what I hope to accomplish in the twelve months that lie ahead. 2014 is knockin’ at the door. 2014 is ringin’ the bell. Could you do me a favor and let 2014 in?

  • Six-Word Review: 2013


    It has been a year of ups and downs. And downs. And some more downs on top of those downs. But between those down times were some pretty righteous good times, and even when things were at their absolute lowest I still, always, had Disneyland in my back pocket. So… could’ve always been worse?

  • Tomb Raider: My Favorite Game of 2013


    There are many reasons to hold bitterness towards 2013, but the quality of games that we saw is not one of them. BioShock Infinite and The Last of Us showcased the power of interactive storytelling, while Retro City Rampage is simple stupid fun. But there is one game that, to me, stood head and shoulders above the rest for a multitude of reasons…

  • NaNoWriMo 2013: Final Update


    So, NaNoWriMo. I will be perfectly blunt: I did not hit the 50,000 word limit. In fact, I came in about 15,000 words short of that goal, according to Scrivener. But I did learn a lot during my attempt to conquer the NaNoWriMo beast in this, my first year of actual participation. In fact, the biggest thing I discovered was that… well, I don’t like it.

  • My Favorites: Mystery Science Theater 3000


    Mystery Science Theater 3000 celebrates its 25th anniversary on November 24th. I, being only too willing to tell anyone who will listen about my love of this crazy damn show, go ahead and list off some of my favorite episodes. But this isn’t a “definitive” list, only because I will never – ever – be able to decide a definitive list.