Category Archives: Slice of Life

Christmas Memories of Mister Bear

Mr. Bear walks into the room while I am putting on Christmas clothes for a Christmas party. MB: “I don’t think that Christmas movies are really trying.” ME: “In what sense?” MB: “I just searched through the Netflix Christmas movie … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Memorial: Morris Dembo, Revisited

  On Father’s Day in 2013, I wrote a memorial for my grandfather Morris Dembo, accompanied by a scan of the photo above. At the time, I was simply trying to write down as much as I knew and remembered … Continue reading

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Indie Meals – Wolf Mother Stew

I worked out this recipe a two years ago, during an indie summer in Vancouver. All game development jobs seem to involve some lapses of self-care, and it’s pretty common to see game devs in any segment of the industry … Continue reading

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Maps of the North

I’ve been working lately on a story for a famous tabletop gaming franchise, which includes a detailed Arctic/”People of the North” setting. There’s always a bit of ethnographic research that goes into any story I write, especially if it which involves … Continue reading

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Irony is…

…being confronted on Twitter by a kid who doesn’t think that geek culture needs any more “diversity”, or that anyone needs to work toward it. The irony is that his avatar is an anime figure, which he drew himself. It’s fan art. He … Continue reading

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The Smiling Face of Grass

Yes, I’m grass under a microscope! And I’m happy to see you.

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The Future of the Past

A cool revival article from the Washington Post, featuring a series of science fiction illustrations from the turn of the 20th century. What People in 1900 Thought the Year 200 Would Look Like is a photo essay featuring public domain images … Continue reading

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Let It Happen

In January of this year, a few people celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet army. The Russians marched in on January 27th, 1945. By the time they arrived, there were only about 7,000 people left … Continue reading

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DigiBC Barbecue

The team at Kerberos decided to attend and support the DigiBC Barbecue event at the Electronic Arts campus in Burnaby on Thursday, and I snapped a few pictures with my phone. It was a light and lively meet-and-greet, featuring a … Continue reading

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Full Indie Summit 2014: The Secret Story of Your Game

The great team at Full Indie has edited and uploaded all of the talks from the 2014 Full Indie Summit! There is video and audio of some great presentations from indie developers and facilitators from all over the world, including … Continue reading

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