The Pentagon’s professional military wargamers are in need of an infusion of younger and more diverse talent
How We Get To Next, Nov. 25, 2016 (approx. 2,200 words)
Continue reading “Wargaming Needs New Recruits to Save Lives”
A visit to North America’s biggest board game convention. Continue reading “Review: GenCon 2013”
H.G. Wells’s century-old wargaming rules kicked off the hobby and helped spawn everything from tabletop RPGs to big-budget video games.
New York Times Sunday Book Review, May 3, 2013
Continue reading “Basic Training”
An archive collects the invaluable outsider “art” that a generation of gamers created in their parents’ basements.
Wired magazine, October 2012
Continue reading “DIY Dungeons”
Almost all the promise once held by virtual worlds has since been realized by Facebook. Continue reading “How Facebook Killed the Virtual World”
Curvy Roads! Multiplayer! SimCity Or Dwarf Fortress? You Decide Continue reading “A First Look At: SimCity”
It used to be the last word in youth culture. Now MTV is more about reality shows than rock stars. Can a virtual world of 3-D avatars help the network get its groove back?
Wired magazine, February 2007 (approx. 2,400 words)
Continue reading “A Second Life For MTV”
The beloved sci-fi series Firefly plans its return as a massively multiplayer online game. Continue reading “Firefly Reborn as Online Universe”