Memories of Minecraft

lazy minecraft sunday

I enjoy playing minecraft. I got my hands on a copy of it back before it was GA’d (generally available) and instantly started dumping many many hours into it. I’ve seen some comics about the stages of minecraft addiction, and I’ve gotta say, it pretty accurately reflected my experiences.  I can’t find a good source …

More musings on design

sweet clock

I’ve been doing a lot of research into design lately.  I was trying to find one of the better ways to get my website design to appear properly on desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and everything in between.  I learned about a topic called Responsive Web Design, which can take care of this in a number of …

Developer Designer

designer and developer cats fight

I’ve been working at prairieFyre Software Inc. for the last 6 years. I was hired here to the Applications teasm as a junior developer. Through my time here I’ve transitioned roles from bug crusher to build master to TFS guru and out to deployment specialist. prairieFyre doesn’t employ any designers, only developers. I’ve decided, because …

Assassin’s Creed 2 is a fantastic game

Ezio and Federico atop a church in Firenze

Assassin’s Creed 2 (AC2) has proven to be one of my favourite games of all time. I played the Assassins Creed a bunch, and I fell in love with the gameplay itself, but where the game fell short was variety. While the graphics were outstanding, and gameplay was enjoyable, the missions were awful. There was …

First xmas gift of the year

title screen for unity of command

I was gifted a game on Steam the other day called Unity of Command from my friend Craig. I saw that he had purchased it and there was a bit of a write up on it. It’s a 1942/43 era game involving the front between Germany and USSR. I never knew too much about this …