Why do I want more female protagonists in games?

Remember Me game

Hopefully, Remember Me will help increase the number of playable female protagonists in videogames.

We talked about the issue of female protagonists in videogames on this week’s Nerds Assemble, but I just wanted to jot down a few more thoughts on the issue here. Continue reading

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Mixed feelings about the endings to Far Cry 3

Unexpected purchase alert.

Hmmmm…

This weekend I completed Far Cry 3 (and so this post will contain spoilers). The random game purchase I picked-up in February has given me more than 38 hours (according to Raptr data) of enjoyment with a mixture of frustration here and there. It led me to question a particular event involving Jason’s friend Keith and why it wasn’t explored further. Continue reading

Clearly some creative thinking is needed to get Final Draft onto Android

Opening of Relativity

Project I’ve written using Final Draft 7 on Windows.

Those of you who know me reasonably well, know that I like to write stuff. Like the short film script pictured above or the odd comic. And I don’t like using a basic word-processor when writing scripts for screen or comics, I like to use programmes such as Final Draft. I have a laptop PC and a tablet with a keyboard. Continue reading

The end of Google Reader and me (sorta) not panicking about it

Don't panic.

Don’t panic.

It’s funny how in the same 12 months that I got into using RSS on a regular basis that Google have announced an end to Google Reader on 1 July 2013. Back when the Olympics were on I had been desperate to get hold of something that could display news in a newspaper/newsy like way and had been steered towards Feedly, which pulls your RSS subscriptions from Google Reader. Continue reading