Testing Instagram For Feedback

I, like a lot of people put my work on Instagram. Instagram being a social networking app that uses pictures made it seem like an ideal platform for gaining opinions on my paintings. Then I started to wonder how useful Instagram really was. After using the app for a while and getting very few useful […]

The Horse Racing Issue

I keep seeing posts about banning horse racingon Facebook. The horses can get injured. Once they lose their value they can get killed. All very bad and understandably upsets people. In football people sometimes hit each other with a ball, they sometimes get injured, they sometimes never play again and can’t do what they love. […]

Ignorance and inconsideration…

“Ignorance and inconsideration may be greater causes of ruin, but they are slow and lacking in spectacle” – Siren Cataclysm skill ‘Ruin’ special text, Borderlands 2 In the game the skill ruin afflicts the enemy with many continuous forms of damage at the same time with the intention of killing them, it is a shooting […]

Gaming, A Neglected Medium

Sadly, video games are often seen as a toy for children so when something big happens that the mainstream news would like, it gets overlooked.  On Armistice Day/Remembrance day players of a violent war video game stopped shooting each other to honour the day and think about the war. The game was Battlefield 1 which […]

4-Man Wall podcast (Episode-3)

Episode 3 of the 4-Man Wall podcast is now up and has improved upon the second with music to draw the listener in, which is also now used for the topic transitions. The transitions were smooth in the second episode but the music does set the structure a lot more making it seem more professional. […]

4-Man Wall podcast (Episode-2)

The 4-Man Wall podcast is back after a long delay and the boys are having another chat. They start with a brief explanation of why it’s been so long then give a helpful shoutout to me, the blog and my books. (Thanks for that.) Episode 2 is slightly better focused than the first one, with […]

Everyone sucks but me!

“Everyone sucks but me!” – Homer Simpson, The Simpsons: Hit & Run This is basically just Homer Simpson being the selfish idiot that he normally is, so why do I find it so interesting that he would say it in a game? It’s because the game is designed as a Grand Theft Auto style of […]