A Tale of Two RPGs

Two cool Fantasy Role Play­ing Games have caught my atten­tion lately on my iPad; The Battle for Wesnoth and Battle­heart. Yes, they’re both RPGs, but are so dis­sim­il­ar in their approach and exe­cu­tion that they’re not really tread­ing in each other’s space, so to speak. Here’s why… It’s Big The Battle for Wesnoth (which I’ll […]

On the radio…again!

A couple of weeks ago loc­al realtor and heavy social media maven @ZoomJer and I were inter­viewed by CBC’s Rod Kur­tz about our involve­ment with social media and our upcom­ing ses­sions at Guru Digit­al Arts College’s Social Media Sat­urday event. Yes, we had fun! Check out our inter­view here… [power­press url=“http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1165339/CBCRadioInterview/2010–09–15-social-media.mp3”]

World’s workforce suffers huge productivity loss due to Google

Earli­er today Google decided to see how much it could influ­ence the eco­nomy and pro­ductiv­ity of first and second world nations by unleash­ing a vir­al online attack against Inter­­net-con­­nec­ted office work­ers world wide. Ostens­ibly pro­moted as a 30 year anniversary of a clas­sic video game, Google is, in real­ity, bring­ing work­place activ­ity to a crawl. In […]

Exactly 1 week ago today [slideshow]

Exactly one week ago today we were enjoy­ing our last day on Maui, by snorkel­ing. By our rough count, we man­aged to get in and under the water about every oth­er day — which is pretty good for a prair­ie boy. So, to revis­it the exper­i­ence today seemed a bit appropo, with a slideshow of […]

Open the Portal. Discover a new game. Yes it’s free!

Unless you’ve not been pay­ing atten­tion to the first-per­­son-shoot­er or puzzle game genres over the last few years, you’re quite aware of what Portal is. But just incase you fall into that afore­men­tioned cat­egory, let me quote from … …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop […]