Games and Food

As a final assignment for my game design class I had the students write an essay on a serious social topic connected to gaming. Many of them chose to write about game addiction, so I have been [...]

Global Game Jam

In January next year we will be running a Sydney meet of the Global Game Jam at the Powerhouse Museum. Forty developers, designers and artists will be spending a weekend at the PHM working round [...]

Books: Emergence

Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, by Steven Johnson. Emergence is one of those slippery ideas that is hard to define, other than to say “I know it when I [...]