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A Quest to Launch

I originally posted this on the Scarlet City Studios blog here So here we are — 30 staff! With a game that’s been launched around the globe and drawing players at a faster rate than the Scarlet City Studios teamRead More

A Meltdown

This post has been a week in the making, but it is now ready to publish. Last weekend, Aotearoa held their general election. National won with an overwhelming majority. And I lost the plot. I want to start this postRead More

My GTD System

Update: I have been using this system since writing this post back in April and it is working really well. The “!Do” label in Gmail functions excellently across all devices, and despite trying a few other apps in the meantimeRead More

One App To Rule Them All

With my work as the producer at 2ndcity Studios, my goal is to make management of the studio and also running of the game team efficient but also have the functionality we need – tracking tasks, time, sharing files, sharingRead More

iPhone Apps I Recommend, 2012 Edition.

I was really impressed with Robert Scoble’s ‘system‘ last year of whittling down his apps to his top 100, by deleting any he hadn’t used recently. (I forget what the exact criteria was, I think it was if he didn’tRead More

Getting Life in Order

Recently, I realised that my life had descended into chaos. I was working in my first ‘proper’ full time job since leaving university, and I found myself becoming overwhelmed with all of the things that I had to do. IRead More

Lenting Alcohol

Lent? Really? One of the things that I have been realising recently is the immense depth and richness that can be found in some of the age old traditions of the church. It seems that there is a global resurgenceRead More

Life as a Story?

This post was originally posted on, I have imported it here An Epic Tale Does this video ring true with you? I know that when I first saw this DVD series, I was quite captivated by the concept.Read More