Gaming Moments

Edmonton, Canada, 2008-2009: When I began working for legendary game studio BioWare in 2008, I thought I had it all. Instead, I slowly woke up to the realization that I was living someone else’s dream. Gaming Moments started as a videogame blog, but turned into a discussion on travel and the value of small-scale food, thanks to the community of producers at the Old Strathcona Farmers’ Market.

  • What’s the Opposite of Homesick?

    I’ve been rereading my old blog entries from when I was back in Shanghai, and it’s start...

  • A Tiramisu Full of Win

    Saturday night was the “BioWare Food Club @ Home”: a house party, hosted by Theresa and ...

  • My Second Skin

    BioWare, being the awesome, nerd-friendly company that it is, has treated us to private showings of ...

  • Braid is Art

    Heard of Braid? It’s an Xbox Live Arcade game, going for low price of $15. Notably, it is curr...

  • Is Grand Theft Auto IV Old-Gen?

    Having recently kicked my WoW habit, and being a huge fan of GTA: San Andreas, I really couldn’...

The Meat Send-Off

Remember my idea of a 3 month vegetarian experiment? I’m about to get started on it. I initially wanted to get started a bit later in January, when Helene got back to Edmonton with me, and we could plan this ...

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Doing Good

More and more, I feel compelled to do Good in this world. I’m not talking of giving to charity, although I fully support this gesture. I personally give to Doctors Without Borders and the Canadian Red Cross, because I think ...

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The Vegetarian Experiment

Yeah yeah, I’m writing about food again. Sorry if you’re expecting commentary about life in Alberta or on making games, but this is what’s on my mind lately. So in a recent post, I mentioned that I was fine with ...

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Hail to the Lich King, Baby

If you’re even remotely interested in videogames, chances are you heard about the next World of Warcraft expansion coming out tonight. World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King is set to follow in the steps of The Burning Crusade ...

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On Eating Meat

I’ve been thinking about food a lot, lately. One of the central modern problems raised by eating is that of meat-eating. I’m not deaf to the cries of animal activists; I agree that the treatment of animals by the meat ...

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