Dungeon Masters & Game Designers

Dungeon Masters & Game Designers

Posted on Feb 3, 2019 by Administrator

Originally posted on Gamasutra and Sulli.ca in 2011, almost a whole career ago! Becoming a game designer is a common dream for many young gamers, so much so that dozens of schools have sprung up in Canada and the United States hoping to train recent high-school graduates all the tricks and trades of an industry that has almost no common understanding of what it means to be a  game designer . The role of game designer takes on a huge range of forms and even within a single studio a...
Who Do You Blame When The Butler Is Murdered

Who Do You Blame When The Butler Is Murdered

Posted on Feb 10, 2019 by Administrator

An uncommon detour for me into short fiction from 2013. Edward Grimes stood over the body of the well-dressed man, the candlestick still firmly in his grip. As his senses returned to him he became keenly aware of his surroundings, the smell of the library’s musty old books filling his nostrils, no doubt making a permanent association with the act he had just committed. Realizing that he was as motionless as the deceased man before him, he turned back to the shelf where, in the final...