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IndieCade 2015

Lots of fun in LA this year with lovely people! I sat on a panel about analogue games with Elizabeth Sampat and Lyndsay Peters, where we did our best Parks & Rec impressions.


Seanna Musgrave and I also put on Dysforgiveness again (it originally ran at the IndieCade booth at E3), as part of the “Big Games” showcase.



Thanks to all of the organizers who work so hard each year to put on such a fun event!

Global Game Jam 2014: Creating Cuppa Quest

saturdaybrainstormingLast weekend, my friends and I made a perception-inspired game in 48 hours as part of the Global Game Jam. It’s a game for three people, played across two iPad screens and a pair of headphones, that forces everyone to interpret and share information about the game being played. Continue reading

The Curtis Game


All photos by Britta Hartfiel

Our friend Curtis is a long-time puzzler. He’s also the person responsible for creating and nurturing the Portland puzzle community via Puzzled Pint and WarTron. So when his 40th birthday rolled around, some friends of ours decided that the most appropriate gift would be a personalized Star Trek-themed puzzle hunt, starring Curtis himself. Continue reading