The Fortunate from the #CampFire

Many people have been spared from the #CampFire that has scorched Paradise in Northern California. But far more have lost everything. Northern California has had quite a punch in the face with this Camp Fire burning seemingly unabated through Paradise. I live in the sister town of Chico, and was evacuated the other day about Continue reading →

I’m a Quarter Finalist at the 2018 Austin Film Festival!

My audio drama Blank Page made it to the quarter finals at the 2018 Austin Film Festival! So what does this mean for the show? Well, not a whole lot--right now. I'd like to spend some time getting it cleaned up and ready for another round of submissions next year. I did find my old Continue reading →

Unity vs Unreal Fees – When does it matter?

Game developers interested in Unity and Unreal will often ask about pricing. Both engines have paid tiers, with very specific caveats--and considerations for those of us interested in comparing the two from a price perspective. Unreal Engine requires you to pay 5% of your gross revenue beyond $3,000 per quarter. That means you can make Continue reading →

Easy JavaScript testing for CodePen

Looking to do test-driven development in CodePen? Consider TaoJS! Tao is a very tiny testing tool that's perfect for places like CodePen. Using it is as easy as 1-2-3! Add the CDN to your external scripts Put <div id="tao"></div> at the bottom of your HTML Write your tests in your JS editor! Add the CDN to Continue reading →

Respecting my Readers and Killing Opportunity

I don't like mailing lists. I don't want to send blasts of information to people who follow me, because if they wanted to know what I was doing they could just check on my blog. This, as you may know, is not very good business practice. This, as you are fully aware, is going to kill Continue reading →