For posterity: Little Eli

Eli when he was a kitten.   Pretty cute really. Little chum!

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Vice City Players

There’s something about pinball I’ve always loved. It’s the lights and the sounds and the physicality of it that really sets it apart from video gaming. My first time playing a pinball machine was in primary school, when there was an Adams Family along with a few other arcade machines set up at the Jamison…

For posterity: Kingsley the King Parrot

I’m clearing out all the old videos from my iPad and archiving them on youtube. It’s going to be more stock footage than anything else.

Update required!

So there are almost a million things I need to post about but haven’t, yet. They include, but are not limited to, moving house, turning 30, publishing a book, being interviewed on the radio, seeing Tycho live and starting a new job. 2015! Chaos!

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Cooking for Gamers: A Primer

Well, it had to happen at some stage. As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been writing a cookbook and now I’m proud to say that it’s done. It took a lot longer than expected – maybe longer than it should have, some have suggested. Regardless, et fini. This is what the Silicone Valley…

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PAX 2014

Recently they announced that PAX AUS has been locked in to run for the next 5 years. It is no doubt going to become an institution for the Australian gaming scene. The venue switch to MCEC has made all the difference this year. More space, more Options and more people. Kicking off with a talk…

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CSO / RMC Hollywood Magic!

The weather last Saturday proved to be a classic Canberra afternoon – perfect for a matinee at Llewellyn hall. While not everybody’s cup of tea, the music of movies proved interesting enough to pull a big crowd. The demographic was expected, with a combination of (mostly) older people and very young people. The older generation…

Sonic Mayhem: Doomsday EP

I hadn’t spotted this teaser vid/track from Sonic Mayhem a.k.a Sascha Dikiciyan. Apparently due out sometime in 2014, he’s clearly still able to respect his industrial roots!

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Beyond Absence

It’s great having a large music collection. I’ve been growing mine for years. Occasionally, not often thankfully, the collection has to be moved and or cleaned up, usually on account of my purchasing a new computer or faster haddrive. It’s now at the size where it’s difficult to manage. I haven’t made the call yet,…

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Cooking for Gamers: A Walkthrough Guide

When I started cooking it took quite some time to really work out the best approach. It turned out managing the kitchen side of things, not just the food, was key to the whole process. When I finally dropped the dollar on proper knives it was a bit of a revelation. With practice comes proficiency…

" Fear not, we're offering a treatment for everything. These are some of our customers enjoying a summer's day with a warm filter on the lense.

You can forget everything you've just seen if you switch over to our treatment. We can solve every problem you could ever hope to encounter.

Gee whiz, Doc, I'd like to know what's in this treatment before I prescribe.

The ingredients to this are so complex that even if we displayed them on the screen you wouldn't be able to see any words, they'd looks like foreign shapes.

This confusion may lead to angry outbursts in some, which is why must keep the whole thing away from the public.

Fat Pie - A Health Reminder (2007) "

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PAX AUS 2013

I needed to let my brain recover before I posted anything PAX related. I’ve been home a few days now but the memories are still fresh, and they’re all good ones. When I first heard that the Penny Arcade Expo was coming to Australia I was surprised and happy. That probably sums up the feelings…

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CLASSIC 100: MUSIC IN THE MOVIES

Well, ABC Classic FM has been running their equivalent of Triple J’s Hottest 100. It’s more exciting than the Hottest 100 (these days), I’d say. They’ve never pretended that this would be an exhaustive list and even a quick glance over the list of 100 presents a challenge, albeit an entertaining one. If Vangelis’ Bladerunner…

Tomorrow’s Harvest

It took quite some time. But we have it now.