Springfield G.A.M.E.

This is the first time in four years that I will not be able to personally attend this fantastic convention in Springfield Missouri. This was the second convention focused on comics and gaming that I’d ever been to. I’d read a lot (channeling my inner Hermione Granger, perhaps?) about conventions, and thought they seemed interesting

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Third-Party Development

{Editor’s note: Eric will be occasionally writing technology pieces for the blog here. He also maintains a piece of software that third party developers can modify via plugins.}   Sometimes, being a third party developer is an interesting position to be in. Without these devs, the only software or features available either comes from the

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Spy Work

Every few weeks I go through a phase where I want to make a game of some sort. A few years ago I had an idea that I was considering Kick Starting. It was for a podcast involving the end of the world. Part of the rewards were going to be dossiers on the various

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Writing

I enjoy writing. I wish I felt that I had a good enough story to tell that I could write a novel about it. I would self-publish it, of course. Whether that’s because I like the self-publishing model and having control, or because I don’t think a publisher would pick up my novel is a

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Moving

I had forgotten how much I hate moving. The last time I moved, I was transferring from a small-ish two bedroom apartment to a three bedroom house. I was moving in-town, had the help of several friends, and wasn’t alone. I thought that was a terrible move. It was cold, wet, and I hurt myself

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On Desires

There are things I sometimes desire, but can’t fully articulate how to get to them. These situations frustrate me to no end. One such desire I regularly have is the desire to code or write something. Writing is significantly easier to do, because I can get the fix by writing about anything. I don’t need

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New York – Long Island

I am currently in Holtsville New York, out on Long Island, searching for a place to live. The reason for this is that three weeks ago I accepted a job offer from Stony Brook Hospital to work as a Programmer on their Cerner team. I’m excited about the job, and begin orientation on Thursday. The

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At the Edge

You’ve heard the saying before, “I stood at the edge of darkness, looking into the abyss, and the Abyss blinked.” – or the not-as-oft portrayed version, “I stood at the edge of darkness, looking into the abyss, and I blinked.” Both are very evocative of the characters they’re trying to represent: One is a tough

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Every Day

I’ve been trying to work on writing something by hand in my journal every day. I have a portable one that I write a single page entry in, and I have another covered in a houndstooth design that I have two entries in. The project has been… interesting. I’ve only spent about a week writing

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DEATH

AT LAST, SIR TERRY, WE MUST WALK TOGETHER. Terry took Death’s arm and followed him through the doors and on to the black desert under the endless night. The End.   It has been quite a while since I’ve had to deal with death in any real or meaningful way. The last family death that

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