The Secret Garden of Aquaria

Posted on March 15, 2011

This was originally posted on a class blog. I am happy enough with it to want to share it and preserve it here. Indie games are amazing. That is all. In these ancient ruins laid the untold histories of Aquaria. With exploration and perseverance, I would rediscover long lost knowledge. Aquaria is a beautiful action-adventure game [...]

Command Line

Posted on March 5, 2011

As any College of Computing student at Georgia Tech will know, we are really brainwashed into loving Java. I love Java. That said, we are also somewhat brainwashed into using the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment… think Photoshop but for programming) to develop Java. That’s all well and good, but last week my Eclipse installation [...]

Global Game Jam 2011

Posted on January 31, 2011

This past weekend I did something I’m not particularly prone to do. Instead of taking it easy and enjoying time with my wife and family I participated in Global Game Jam 2011 at SPSU, conveniently just minutes away from home. This meant gathering with artists, designers, and a lot of programmers to take a theme [...]

Snow Bummer

Posted on January 12, 2011

I’m really looking forward to this semester at Tech. Unfortunately, we’re already out three school days due to snow/rain/ice here in the south. Most people seem happy to blame southern drivers for being terrible, which is true, but they also forget that it just doesn’t make sense for governments here to spend money on heavy [...]

Major Change

Posted on October 9, 2009

Warning: Large amounts of thinking-out-loud contained in this post (haha, the title is a pun!). This summer I determined that I am not cut out for engineering. I do not have a strong mathematics background and I don’t enjoy math or any of the lab sciences I’ve taken thus far. They’re generally interesting, but the [...]