Category Archives: Empire Avenue

Got GamrCred?

The team who created Empire Avenue have launced a new sister site, oriented towards gamers called Gamrcred. “GamrCred™ is your ultimate rank based on how you play, what you say and the respect you earn” So congrats to the team for putting together a slick looking site. Gamrcred is going to be invite only for […]

Empire Avenue Nominated for Mashable Award

I am excited that Empire Avenue has been nominated for a Mashable Award! This is the blog post from Empire about the nomination and this is a link to a recent article explaining why this is such a big deal. Vote for Empire Avenue here. And thanks!

Empire Avenue Stuff and Things

In my quest to fabricate a purpose for my brand new and shiny brentknowles.wordpress.com blog I’ve decided that most of my Empire Avenue musings will be posted there instead of on this blog (which will remain focused on writing and game design). If something amazingly awesome happens I might crosspost but generally if you care […]

Gamifying Charity

Over on Empire Avenue veteran player William Pitcher has triggered a lot of interest in Kiva, which is, in their own words: …a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty… William is encouraging players to join his team on kiva. Anybody who lends money to a cause on Kiva […]

Hathead

So I’ve come to recognize that I wear many hats. I’m a retired game designer, a writer, a software developer, and a consultant. I also blog and I’m (somewhat) active on various social media sites. While wearing the vast majority of my hats I truly want to encourage others to connect with me. I enjoy […]

Consulting and Me

As many of you know I am a design consultant with Empire Avenue. I’ve also done some game consulting for other groups since I retired from BioWare and I have spoken to various companies about doing more consulting. In line with my last post about my three year plan I need to clarify my availability […]

Vital Empire Avenue Statistics

So in the last couple weeks I have reached a few milestones on the social network exchange Empire Avenue and I thought I would share them with you today. The Numbers I sold my 105 000th share! I reached 1000 shareholders… yes that means over a thousand people paid cold hard virtual currency to buy […]

A Freebie for Empire Avenue Users

If you were a shareholder in me on Empire Avenue, the social media exchange, you would have received a shareholder message today with a couple of freebies for you. Want the freebies? Log in to Empire Avenue and buy shares in me! http://empireavenue.com/?t=5ba93f5d

Join Me

Empire Avenue has been bustling as of late. If you’d like to join, use the following invite code! http://empireavenue.com/?t=5ba93f5d Once joined look for me and join my Robots Minion community… leave a message there and I’ll buy a bunch of shares in you!

Dragon Age 2

So I’m getting a bit more traffic than usual to this little blog and figured I’d give a bit of a shout out to those of you coming here curious about me, BioWare, Dragon Age, and Dragon Age 2. Hi! I haven’t played the Dragon Age 2 demo yet so I can’t really comment on […]