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Ravenwood Fair Post-Mortem

Ravenwood Fair Post-Mortem

What would it feel like to actually make Disneyland in a magical, fairytale forest? That's what I wanted to find out with Ravenwood Fair. I wanted to make a social game last year, so my girlfriend Brenda told her employers (Lolapps, Inc., a social game developer in San Francisco, California) that I was interested. I started consulting in [...]

KRI Conference in Moscow

KRI Conference in Moscow

Tom and I were invited to a Russian Game Developers conference in Moscow called KRI . They wanted us to speak for five hours in a row one of the days there! Well, hahahaha, we said we'd do it........AND WE DID. I was so busy leading up to the event that I didn't have time to prepare my PowerPoint slides, so I brought a CD packed full of images and [...]

Things That Have Happened

Things That Have Happened

Raluca We've known each other for two years now and recently decided to be a couple. My new girlfriend Raluca Alexandra Plesca lives in Bucharesti, Romania and I'm hoping to bring her to the US to live with me next month. We have so much in common and we're really excited to finally be together. I love you Raluca! San Diego Move Tom Hall and [...]

Birthday Time!

Birthday Time!

DOOM IS 9 YEARS OLD TODAY! What can I say? Not much more than has been said before - Happy Birthday, old guy! Now, in human years that's not really very long but in computer years it's a while. Maybe computer years should be 1 for every 7 years, like a dog. That would make DOOM a healthy 63 years old......in OUR time! It's so cool to see how [...]

October: The Month of Many Birthdays

October: The Month of Many Birthdays

Man, last month was hella busy for me and I forgot to announce all the fun birthdays that took place! We have 5 birthdays that happened last month, so let's begin: October 28th : John Romero - 35 years old (!) Yes, I'll announce myself first before the other ones since they're, ya know, not living beings. I just turned 35 and, yep, I feel [...]

The 4th and the Forums

Happy 4th of July! Most of Monkeystone Games took the DART train to the AT&T Trinityfest (along with the rest of Dallas!) It was a great event and the full hour of amazing fireworks was great to watch and listen to. Then, the eventual leaving at 11pm took us 2 hours to get to our car -- all of downtown Dallas was at a standstill with at [...]