ROTT Video Capture #2

A few months ago, I posted a video showing some video capture sessions from a game I was involved in the creation of, "Rise of the Triad".   The response to that was popular, and then I never delivered any more of them.   Well, tonight I have some … [Continue reading]

A few thoughts on Google Inbox

I've spent some time with Google's new Gmail client, Inbox.   I've used both the desktop variant, and the iOS version.  I have a few things I wanted to say about it.  Before I do that, watch this video.  It is the video that you are shown once you … [Continue reading]

Classic Doctor Who back on air in USA

I've had a TiVo for a long time (14 years), and one of the cooler features is that the service learns what you like, and will record other programs besides the ones you tell it to, thinking you'll like them. So tonight I'm looking through the … [Continue reading]

Life Itself

I just got done watching the movie "Life Itself", which is the movie based on the life (and the book) of Roger Ebert. This is a movie that is participating in what I think a new thing is where you can rent movies from PPV while they're still in … [Continue reading]

ROTT Video Capture #1 [ UPDATED ]

Rise of the Triad is a game I really loved working on. Well, the original one, I didn't work on the newer Interceptor version.   ROTT was by far my personal highlight of my 20 years working in the videogame industry.   Not only was I a mapper in the … [Continue reading]

Happy 20th Blake & Duke

It’s December 3rd, 2013.   That means that 20 years ago, it was December 3rd, 1993.   What is the big deal with that?  Well, a company I worked for released two new games on that date.  “Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold”, and “Duke Nukem II”.   That’s … [Continue reading]

At the Movies History: Siskel, Ebert, and the Rest

UPDATE Oct 2, 2013: Another small update to the page covering Richard Roeper's assignment to the late Roger Ebert's spot at the Chicago Sun Times.  That's at the bottom, and brings things up to current again, as far as I'm aware. %CODE2% I've … [Continue reading]

Doctor Who Length of Service

This is text I wrote to go with an infographic I did that appeared in an article on Kasterborous regarding length of service time for each of the 11 Doctors.  Here is my full, overlay anal text to go with the infographic. … [Continue reading]


I was a game developer many a moon ago on a title called "Rise of the Triad".  The original game I worked on came out in 1994/1995, and has developed a rather cult status over the years, and it's being revived and re-released by Interceptor … [Continue reading]

Turning off Spam Checking in Gmail

Recently in some work I did for a web client, I discovered that essential emails that were needed for work were getting sent to spam.  They didn't know that, and I didn't discover it until my time working with them on this particular project.  When I … [Continue reading]