How to Brew Kombucha

A quick and dirty guide to brewing your first batch of Kombucha tea!

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I am now a full time Senior Lecturer at DigiPen Institute of Technology!

For the last several years I have been working a blend of adjunct teaching positions, independent contracts, personal projects, and online education programs.  While this has been fabulous fun and opened many doors for me, the time commitments have ballooned...
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October 2015 Game IT program @U.W. with Experience America

I am teaching over 100 Danish students from Game IT, who are visiting the University of Washington campus for the Experience America game development program.

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Home Mastering Master Class with Ian Shepherd

I recently finished an online 9 week “Home Mastering Master Class” from Ian Shepherd. It was great fun and very informative! Ian did a great job of communicating deep, valuable information about mastering audio while staying easy to understand and entertaining.

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Join our “Build your own FPS in Unity!” class this month!

Once again I’m partnering with Indie Game School to bring another month long “Build your own FPS in Unity3D” class. We use Unity3D and Playmaker to give you the nuts and bolts you need to create virtually any FPS. And best of all, these are solid game development tools that will also be used in other game types like 2D side scroller, top-down RTS, etc.

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Portfolio Defense at Bellevue College Digital Media Arts Program

I had a fun and rewarding day friday serving on a portfolio review panel for the Digital Media Arts program at Bellevue College. We saw some really good work, and I am very impressed with the continually increasing quality of that program! It’s wonderful to see so many students with strong portfolios who are ready to get work.

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Teaching Game Development to 50+ Danish Students

In February I had the great honor of being the lead instructor for a 3D Game Development program presented to 50+ students from 3D College in Grenaa, Denmark. The program was facilitated by Experience America, and held on the University of Washington campus.

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First Impressions of ScreenFlow

In the last few days I gave myself a crash course in ScreenFlow, the screen capture and editing tool from Telestream. Overall my first impressions are very positive, though there are a few drawbacks to using it over my old approach.

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What Happened to Well Played Games?

From March 2011 to November 2013 I owned and operated a little company called Well Played Games LLC. I started it with the intention of having a vehicle to use for making some small iOS games and growing it into larger products with bigger teams. But along the way a variety of different opportunities came up for me.

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Bellevue College DMA Review Panel

This morning I was a member of the panel for a Bellevue College Digital Media Arts portfolio defense. It was a small group this time, but I’m really impressed at the rising quality of work coming out of this program!

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Moving Forward

In the interest of being honest with myself and everyone else, I’ve been struggling a bit with what content to put on my blog. I’m one of those people who can do several things pretty well, which seems like a benefit until you realize that it really means I want to do several things at once!

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