This Word Collection Is Not Your Friend

If you have read the previous two chunks of words in this here [word collection], you might be wondering what in the hell you have gotten yourself into. I think we should talk about that, before you go any further. As I mentioned in one of my opening paragraphs, this, right here, is not necessarily a [...]

By | 2017-11-25T06:30:28+00:00 August 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Illusions, Part The First

Robert McKee, regarded by many... people... uh, who have a valid opinion of such things... erm, to be one swell teacher of screenwriting and an all-around Sage On Writing says during his workshops something that I will now attempt to reproduce for your edification (because it is true). (I will absolutely not apologize for the length of the [...]

By | 2017-11-25T06:30:28+00:00 July 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blog|3 Comments

Working On It

For the past five days or so, I've been working on-and-off on a blog post on why I am pursuing this whole Darklordia thing in the first place. It's titled "Lesson #1: Just Because You Are Smart", and it's proving to be tricky to get straight. I was hoping to post that bastard this morning, but [...]

By | 2017-11-25T06:30:29+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Darklordia? Mordor State University?

Not sure what to call it, actually. Sunnyvale University came up as a name, but it doesn't seem right to me. I'm not teaching these kids to FIGHT evil, I'm teaching them to BE evil. Whatever it is called, it has gotten a tad out of hand, and I have had to resort to making lists [...]

By | 2017-11-25T06:30:29+00:00 October 20th, 2013|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Mordor State

Over the past several months, Lisa and I have been engaged in... ...well, it's a thing. I've been struggling with what to call it, in fact. We all have, those of us wrapped in its tentacles. Darklordia Academy? Hellmouth College? Personally, I prefer Mordor State University, if for no other reason than the MSU moniker gives me [...]

By | 2017-11-25T06:30:29+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog|1 Comment

Slides: GDC 2013 – Acting Like Players: Applying the 5 Domains of Play

Long, LONG overdue. But, here are my slides from my GDC talk this year, wherein I did everything within my power to convert the work on the 5 Domains of Play into a usable system of design to help game designers better understand how their players are motivated. 5_Domains_of_Play_GDC_2013_v9 The reason it took so long was [...]

By | 2017-11-25T07:16:11+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|Categories: Blog, Speaking|1 Comment

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.