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.

Grand Theft Rock Band

I’m rarely, if at all, on World of Warcraft nowadays, which does feel a bit weird. The good news, though, is that my gaming habit – as opposed to my strict WoW diet – is back in full force. And ...

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Farewell, Erick

Erick Wujcik, whom I was fortunate enough to call a friend, passed away quietly Saturday evening. I met Erick at Ubisoft Shanghai, where he was the Game Design Studio Manager. Erick was a man like no other: a true master ...

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A Tiramisu Full of Win

Saturday night was the “BioWare Food Club @ Home”: a house party, hosted by Theresa and Alain, for the food enthusiasts of BioWare. (Yes, I had a hand in setting it up.) Dozens of guests and dishes converged on Theresa ...

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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’t help but pick up GTA IV and check out the hype for myself. After all, how could I pass up on the ...

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Shake the Hand that Feeds You

Another Saturday, another visit to the farmer’s market. The Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market is easily my favorite thing about Edmonton right now. It’s one of those old-school food and craft markets, where hippie soapmakers rub shoulders with Ukranian grandmothers peddling ...

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