Tag Archives: minecraft

Minecraft? Microsoft? (The Builder Generation?)

As I write this it is still only rumor that Minecraft may be sold to Microsoft, so my rambling here might be completely irrelevant (but what is the Internet for anyways, if not to host my rambles?) Minecraft is a valuable product. I think in more ways than any other game, it has really infiltrated […]

Slender Man

The other day my eldest came home and went on and on about a new game of tag they were playing at school. They called it “Slender Man Tag” and as he detailed all the weird rules they had created for it, I have to admit to no small amount of confusion. I had no […]

Minecraft – Everything a RPG Should Not Be

While RPGs seldom are on the cutting edge of visual quality (unlike shooters) there’s always been a continual player expectation for improved graphics. Over the past decade or so there’s been a push towards realism and a higher visual fidelity — resulting in an escalation of costs to develop large-scale RPG projects. And then a […]

Children of Minecraft

So my kids love Minecraft. However, when they started playing with friends, online, I noticed that the servers they played on were filled with a fair bit of inappropriate conversation. Given that I didn’t want to be looking over their shoulder the entire time they played I eventually created my own server. I still monitor […]

March Madness

A few days late posting this but we were busy over the holidays. Anyways, March turned out to be an interesting month, in terms of writing. I ended up selling three stories. I’ve previously mentioned “Great White” being included in Crossed Genre’s anthology “Oomph: A little super goes a long way” and Perihelion accepting “Magic […]