The Oscor Goes To…

Things have been both amusing and embarrassing at work today. Today I joined the likes of Tom Cruse and Johny Depp. Today I was not a designer. Today I was an actor. Making a computer game is a lot of work and requires a lot of different elements. Two of these elements are cut scenes and dialog. Sometimes to get them right we have to create tests before making the final version. None of us […]

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Flash

Just a few moments ago my life flashed before my eyes. I thought it was all over and there was nothing I could do. It seemed like it was going to be the end and I got that horrible sinking feeling of things being out of control. Luckily for me it still re-booted and (despite a slight dent the wireless card) it still works. That’s the first and last time I drop my laptop on […]

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Hair Today…

I have been looking back over the last 16 months and reflecting on a choice I made. It was a choice which set me on the path I am on and now it has lead me to a new, much harder decision. Its something I have had to think about a lot. It will not be easy. There are going to be repercussions. It is going to be a heavy blow for man kind. It […]

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Drunk Photos of Amsterdam

Yesterday was the last day of the current design department lead (my boss). I’ve seen a few come and go but we all really got along with this one so it was sad to see him go. As is tradition we all took him down to the pub in Amsterdam to drink heavily and say goodbye. Nights out with work friends are always interesting, especially if one is leaving. Conversations always inevitably turn to work […]

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Holland vs. The Netherlands

Since living in Holland I’ve had a surprising amount of conversations with people that did not realize The Netherlands and Holland are names for one and the same country. Obviously these are not conversations I have been having with Dutch people. They seem to have caught onto this fact due to insider knowledge. I’ve been told the reason for the two names is much like the way England is referred to as Great Britain and/or […]

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