On Reddit, someone asked me this: Hi Randy. If you don’t mind, could you elucidate on how you found yourself as a game publisher? Do you enjoy your work? How hands-on do you get in the game selection process? This post is my response. A few years ago, the board game scene on Kickstarter was … Read Post →
I really like writing, and good things have always happened when I spent time writing. My blog posts for Foxtrot Games have been well received, and I havereally enjoyed writing all the historical updates for the World’s Fair 1893Kickstarter campaign. As a liberal arts major in college, I have done a lot of writing and value good … Read Post →
Over the weekend, the WordPress Foundation hosted their annual conference WordCamp San Francisco. Attending conferences is a great way to get practical tips, to keep up with emerging trends, and to meet other people doing amazing things. WordCamp San Francisco delivered in all three of these areas for me. (more…)
I spoke at edUi 2011 in Richmond, Virginia on October 14, presenting some advanced WordPress features and customizations. Here’s a link where you can download a PDF version of the presentation, view the code I wrote during it, and find links to other resources I mentioned.
Link: Advanced WordPress Features and Customizations →
The Israel Museum has partnered with Google to create the Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project web site, providing users access to searchable, fast-loading, high-resolution images of the scrolls, as well as short explanatory videos and background information on the texts and their history.
Link: Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Project →
I attended a debate last weekend at SMU with my friend Brian around the question, "Can we trust the text of the New Testament?" The two parties in the debate were Bart D. Ehrman and Daniel B. Wallace. It was a very enjoyable evening, hearing these scholars share the current status of the field. … Read Post →
I backed my first Kickstarter project, a set-collection “dice and deck” game called Carnival created by a husband and wife team. Kickstarter is such a great innovation in self-publication and patron funding. The project ended successfully this morning, earning over eight times the original goal! I am looking forward to receiving my copy of the game later this year.
I noticed today that Google Docs changed their icon on one of their buttons. Icon designers have long made metaphors between abstract actions and concrete actions, using images from the latter to represent the former. The new icon sticks with the same metaphor, but I found it a bit jarring because it uses a different image. … Read Post →