Wearing Many Hats

Currently I am working as a Programming TA for the VFS Game Design Program and the VFS Programming for Mobile, Webs, and Games. I am also working as a coder and a writer for Candlelight Games in Yaletown, a recent start-up in Vancouver. We’re making a game about revolutions that is extremely fascinating to me and that has a theme I think is very important to our times.

 

How can I not be enthused about working on a game that reminds me so much of one of my favourite films?

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Board Game Design

I’m currently on vacation, sitting on a small laptop in a cabin in Michigan. Laptops are a new and controversial addition to the cabin and when I think back to my summers here without electronics, they always included three major activities: swimming, reading, and playing board games. I could also include sunburns, but if I start down that tangent, the list would get somewhat ridiculous. It was here that I learned spades, hearts and poker, which eventually led to summers with my cousins Patrick and Sarah playing warhammer, magic, and any new board game we could bring to each other.

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