I’ve been on my own with the kids a lot lately. Particularly this weekend, while my director girlfriend has been off being a director. Now, that’s not a bad thing. A lot of the time I cherish my one-on-one time with the kids. It’s a privelege and a gift to be able to spend quality time on my own with them as someone who came into their lives at a relatively late stage in the game. Still, something about today has been particularly rough. Something in the air. Maybe the…
Guilt and KSP
I’ve been playing a bit of 0.22, which is the career mode update to Kerbal Space Program. I’m enjoying it, but perhaps not as much as I thought. I’m simply not good enough at the game to earn science points easily. I’m not stuck at the second tier of research, but I’m not sure how much fun it will be to get to the next. I may dive back into sandbox mode, but I feel like slugging it out. I bought into the game at this early stage; I feel…
How Could Microsoft Have Set Expectations Better for the Xbox One?
I work with a lot of students. And they love video games. Most of them are Xbox owners, or play Xbox at friends’ houses. Not one is excited for the Xbox One. It’s taken some digging to figure out why. They’re pretty savvy. They’ve either watched the reveal or talked with friends who have, and they’re pissed that there wasn’t much time devoted to games. I have an explanation for that — they wanted to get the platform and TV and services stuff out of the way so that they…
Do All the Things
Special thanks to the Replica Prop Forums for making me feel constantly like I’m wasting my time in not making a million beautiful things. Happy February! Paddle your own canoe, folks. Trevor
And that’s about the size of it. Paddle your own canoe, folks. -Trevor