I played WoW on Nostalrius… Here’s why.

I played WoW on Nostalrius… Here’s why.

I still have the Nostalrius WoW shortcut on my PC desktop. I just can’t bring myself to delete it, even though the server has been inactive for almost two weeks now. Earlier this month, the dedicated team behind Nostalrius complied with a cease and desist order from...
Who is Playing Games on Steam?

Who is Playing Games on Steam?

According to Valve, there are over 125 million players on Steam. The platform has been a hit since it began allowing third-party releases in 2005, gaining players at a steady rate over the last 10+ years. 125 million is a lot of players. So who are these players?...
How to Ace the First Week at Your New Job

How to Ace the First Week at Your New Job

Last month I met up with a friend who had just finished his first week at a new job. We met at a local bar and sampled some craft beers while he filled me in on the company, the product, and how he was feeling about his new role. He sounded very excited as he...
5 Tips to Improve the Way You Brainstorm

5 Tips to Improve the Way You Brainstorm

If you’re a game designer, you’ve probably done your fair share of brainstorming. Level design ideas, content design ideas, or even full game concepts often find their beginnings in a brainstorming meeting. You get the design team in a room, give your team sugary,...