China Moments

Shanghai, 2003-2006: In early 2003, I quit an IT job to follow my dreams of living abroad. Fortune smiled on me, and I landed my first job in the videogame industry at Ubisoft’s Shanghai studio. China Moments, my first blog, documented my first expatriation experience and my obsession with the craft of videogames.

  • Can’t. Talk. Must. Work.

    Posting just a quick update at the end of a 14h workday. My project’s about to end (we’r...

  • The Last Hours

    As the E3 Producer, it’s been my task to carefully plan the E3 demo, so that we would finish w...

  • Shanghai Short Stories

    Hey! Again, sorry for slacking on the blog front. I’ve been working hard, mostly, and re-adjus...

  • The Last Stretch

    We’ve been in single digits for a little while, on the E3 team. The countdown officially ends ...

  • Couchsurfing

    The idea is simple yet brilliant: a website where adventurous travelers can search for couches on wh...

Shanghaied and Addicted to Burnout

Well, as of today at 3 PM, Hélène is gone to Thailand for 2 and a half weeks. Which means I’ll stay in cold, gray Shanghai while she’s enjoying super-fresh seafood in a paradise island of plenty where you get ...

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The Feeling of Receiving Your Own Game

Today, I received my complimentary copy of Ghost Recon 2 PS2. It’s always a rush to get a version of a game you created. It’s strange, especially since I had the chance to play with the Gold Master until I ...

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