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”
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”
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”
Think the Net has changed your life? Wait until it becomes an immersive 3D environment–and it will. Continue reading “The Future of You”
Why a virtual scam might be the most important technology story of 2005. Continue reading “Trust Me”