Weighing In

Weighing In

This week I thought it would be a good idea to check in and give a little update on where I am in my quest for getting healthy. With great trepidation I faced the scales and tape measure, and it’s a good thing I did both. My weight hasn’t changed beyond my losing 200...

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Hidden Gem: Alto’s Adventure

Hidden Gem: Alto’s Adventure

Alto's Adventure is a great take on the *side scrolling, **endless runner genre. The thrill of snowboarding at high speed will never be quite as relaxing as it is in Alto's Adventure. With its uncomplicated one-touch controls the player guides Alto through varied...

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Do What You Love: Rigging

Do What You Love: Rigging

In “Do What You Love”, we take a look at game design- and digital arts-related careers to inspire anyone whose passion is in these areas. In this instalment we look at rigging... What is Rigging? Within the discipline of animation, rigging is the process of giving a...

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Meditative Gaming

Meditative Gaming

Most people seem to think that the point of meditation is to empty your mind. In fact, it’s quite the opposite: being adept at mediation means you can direct your mental focus on a single point and/or deeply consider the thoughts that flow through your mind. Now think...

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Hidden Gem: Town of Salem

Hidden Gem: Town of Salem

How good is your poker face? Town of Salem is a game born on kickstarter and based around some classic survival party games such as Mafia and Werewolf. You are typically put into a lobby with 6-14 other people and are assigned a secret alignment: Town, Mafia, Serial...

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The Diet Debacle

The Diet Debacle

With my exercise routine firmly on the go (yes, I have enrolled in a four week HIIT [High-intensity interval training] program and so far I’m surviving) my next big stumbling block is DIET. I’ve  honestly been dreading this one. The reason for my unenthusiastic...

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