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GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: PC vs Console, Digital vs Physical, Cable vs Netflix

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: PC vs Console, Digital vs Physical, Cable vs Netflix

The ninth panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was PC vs Console, Digital vs Physical, Cable vs Netflix. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Ivan Metelitsa (NCIX), Michael Kwan (MEGATechNews), Glenn Morgan (TechIntegration and Simply Computing), Kathleen De Vere (LoadingReadyRun), and Ryan Speck.Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: The Art of Gaming

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: The Art of Gaming

The eighth panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was The Art of Gaming. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Adam Kosh (DJArts Games), Michelle Papadopoulos (InLight Entertainment), Raphael van Lierop (Hinterland Games), Paul Dowd (TinyMob Games), Jon Wiggens (GameHouse), and Mack Adams (Superbrothers).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Memorable Characters in Literature and Games

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Memorable Characters in Literature and Games

The seventh panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Memorable Charactesr in Literature and Games. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Karl Johanson (Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine), Stephanie Johanson (Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine), Ryan Speck, and Brian Simmons.Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Storytelling in Video Games

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Storytelling in Video Games

The sixth panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Storytelling in Video Games. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Eric Jordan (DJArts Games), Joanne Parker Robertson (One Bit Labs), Raphael van Lierop (Hinterland Games), and Chris Tihor (IGDA Victoria).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Making Kickass RPG Adventures

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Making Kickass RPG Adventures

The fifth panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Making Kickass RPG Adventures. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Steve Saunders (Black Goat Games), Jonathan Tweet (Award-winning RPG designer), Chris Tulach (Wizards of the Coast), Douglas Lloyd (Vedder Press), and Alex Flagg (Crafty Games).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: The Future of Gaming

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: The Future of Gaming

The fourth panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was The Future of Gaming. It was held on March 2, 2014. Seated on the panel were Michael Kwan (MEGATechNews), Ben Hesketh (TinyMob Games), Alex Zorkin (CloverPoint), Tyler Black (KIXEYE), Scott Dewis (RaceRocks 3D), and Kathleen De Vere (LoadingReadyRun).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Getting Into the Video Game Industry

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Getting Into the Video Game Industry

The third panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Getting Into the Video Game Industry. It was held on March 1, 2014. Seated on the panel were Eric Joran (DJArts Games), Chloe Brown (DJArts Games), Tim Teh (Kano/Apps), Devin Young (InLight Entertainment), and Jordan Reed (Freq Wave Studios).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Game Master’s Dirty Tricks: Troubleshooting Tabletop Tribulations

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Game Master’s Dirty Tricks: Troubleshooting Tabletop Tribulations

The second panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Game Master’s Dirty Tricks: Troubleshooting Tabletop Tribulations. It was held on March 1, 2014. Seated on the panel were Steve Saunders (Black Goat Games), Jonathan Tweet (Award-winning RPG designer), Chris Tulach (Wizards of the Coast), Douglas Lloyd (Vedder Press), and Alex Flagg (Crafty Games).Continue

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Creating DIY Video Games – Indie Syle!

GottaCon 2014 Panel Podcast: Creating DIY Video Games – Indie Syle!

The first panel at GottaCon 2014—held at the Victoria Conference Centre—was Creating DIY Video Games – Indie Syle! It was held on March 1, 2014. Seated on the panel were Chris Tihor (IGDA Victoria), Brent Owens (Paper Machete Games), Scott Drader (Metalhead Software), Christer Kaitala (Orangeview), and Max Loy (TinyMob Games).Continue

A Year With Chris Hadfield – Chris Hadfield Launchiversary Tribute Video

A Year With Chris Hadfield – Chris Hadfield Launchiversary Tribute Video

One year ago today, with very little fanfare outside of Canada, Chris Hadfield was strapped inside a rocket and launched into space, where he’d spend the next five months on board the I.S.S. The above video was created by the Canadian Space Agency as a way of highlighting some of Hadfield’s most memorable moments in space. I say some, because there were many.Continue

The Biggest Organism on Earth – Blue Whale? Mushroom? Giant Underground Panda? Alan Davies?

The Biggest Organism on Earth – Blue Whale? Mushroom? Giant Underground Panda? Alan Davies?

Many of you have may already be familiar with the above video: The Biggest Organism on Earth. The mention of the blue whale, immediately made me think of Poor Alan Davies, and all the times he has guessed “blue whale” on QI, only to be met with the klaxon. I was hoping to find a compilation video, consisting solely of Poor Alan Davies saying “blue whale,” followed by the klaxon. The internet failed me in that regard, but the following Alan Davies/Blue Whale video will suffice:Continue

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

Yesterday, the much anticipated An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth by astronaut superstar Col. Chris Hadfield was published. Leading up to the release, a series of “An Astronaut’s Guide To” videos were released. To coincide with yesterday’s release of the book, the final video was published. If you’ve yet to see yesterday’s video, or have missed one or all of them, I’ve created a handy-dandy playlist for your convenience.Continue

Geek Of The Week March 15, 2013

Geek Of The Week March 15, 2013

Behold! One of the most amazing drumlines you will ever see: Top Secret Drum Corps, based in Basel, Switzerland.  Just watch the above video, and you should know what I mean. Apparently, these guys are very well-known. At least, in the United Kingdom and Europe they are very well-known, having made multiple appearances in Royal Edinburgh MilitaryContinue

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