Wishing you a very…

Don’t make an expensive adventure game…

… unless you have Heavy Rain kind of money. I’ve been reading two sets of reviews over the last few days from which it’s hard not to draw this conclusion.  The first group of reviews cover the game, Gray Matter, the long-awaited game from Jane Jenson, developed by Wizarbox, published by DTP/Lace Mamba.  The second covers the game, Gemini Rue,…

Broadband problems

I’m going to have extremely limited internet access over the next few days.  BT were supposed to be fixing our noisy phone line and now we find that we have no phone and no broadband.  I’m using another connection at the moment, but I don’t think it’s very secure, so I’m only going to use it for important stuff.  If…

E-mail problems

It would seem that some people have sent me e-mails that I’ve not received, which is a pretty serious problem when I do most of my work through e-mail contact and the like. If anyone reading this has sent me anything recently (the past week) can you please try again.  I’m trying to resolve the problem.  I’m now hoping that…

Alan Bennett’s diaries

I’m reading Untold Stories at the moment – a book of collected writings by Alan Bennett.  I’m in the section in which sections of his diaries have been printed.  It occurred to me as I was reading them that the tone is a little peculiar.  They read as if they were addressed to a reader other than himself and he…

Updating the Blog

A large part of yesterday was spent updating the blog to WordPress, but I’m glad I made the move. Now I have I realise that Blogger wasn’t really designed to give the user proper control over his or her own blog, particularly if they wanted to host it on their own domain.

I’m having trouble

Importing from Blogger is proving to be problematical. 🙁 Update:  I seem to have imported them into WordPress okay but there are a few peculiarities.  Tags don’t seem to be displaying at all.  Some weirdness with the layout, too, but I’m sure I can sort that out.

Possible disruption

I’m planning on moving the blog to a WordPress blog over the weekend. I’d have done it this evening but I’m waiting on some server stuff to be sorted before I can. So if you find that everything is screwy then this is the reason. Although I’ve been reasonably happy with Blogger, some of the things I’ve had to do…

Blogger Changes

Having just changed the look of my blog, I now find out that Blogger are going to end FTP support so I’ll no longer be able to host my blog on my own site, which is a pain. I’m not keen on the changes so I think the best thing would be to change to a different system. Does anyone…

Top Ten Games I Worked On

I was sorely tempted to add Beneath a Steel Sky to my list of Top Ten games in the previous post, but I think that would be bad form because I worked on it. Although I didn’t do any of the writing and design, I still think it’s not something I should put on a list like that. So here…

My Top Ten Games

I was waiting for my blog to update with the latest changes (it always seems to take so long…) and thought I’d create a list of my top ten games. Although I’ve created a list, the specific order may be a little varied depending on my mood. Day of the Tentacle Portal Grim Fandango Psychonauts Final Fantasy IX Knights of…

New Look!

As you’ll see, I’ve given the blog a bit of a makeover. I got fed up of the old look and the size of the font was a bit on the small size. I’m not fully happy with this yet, so there may be more tweaks to come, but I think it’s a vast improvement.