Tag: social issues

Speaking at PAX 2013

I’ll be speaking at a panel at the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo. The convention is happening from 30 August – 2 September in Seattle. This panel has a lot of super smart industry professionals on it, and they will be primarily be focusing on things that people can do in the creative process to create compelling content without blindly falling…





Don’t Shoot the Messenger

I picked up a copy of The Economist (January 20th – 26th, 2007) whilst I was at the airport. I haven’t read it lately, but I was feeling a bit cut off from world events and this bothered me a bit. I guess travel does that to you. Usually when I buy a copy of The Economist, I rarely read…





The Economist Features Video Games

This week’s Economist (August 6th – 12th) features video games in their Special Report. “Chasing the Dream” is a great article that summarises current political climate in the industry and discusses the debate over its social impacts. It highlights three key “overlooked factors”: That attitudes to gaming are marked by a generational divide; that there is no convincing evidence that…