Apologies for the radio silence over the last week
I spent most of last week lifting heavy boxes and not being anywhere near a computer, so I haven’t had the opportunity to actually blog (although I have been tweeting a fair bit). In fact my sole post last week was this reblog of a We Hate Games post.
This week is going to be equally busy. I’ve been doing a lot of writing work elsewhere and it’s eating into the time I can commit to this blog. I recently had an article I wrote for The DamnLag on the subject of game journalism reach the frontpage of /r/gaming, which is a bit of an achievement, and apparently it received well over 40,000 pageviews. So there’s that.
I’m also working on shooting a second episode of PortsCenter. For those of you who don’t know, it’s my planned webseries focusing on interesting and unique ports of videogames. The pilot focused on the PSone version of Doom, and the second episode looks at a handheld port of a popular RTS from the
6-bit 16-bit era.
Of course as with the first episode pulling everybody together to actually make it is difficult, which is one of the reasons I’m trying to get a full season funded so I can buy my own equipment and produce episodes more quickly. Watch the pilot, and if you like it please consider pledging a few bucks. I’d really like to get this show made. It’s a subject I’m particularly interested in, and judging by the responses I’ve had it looks like a lot of you are interested too.
We’re going to shoot another episode of PortsCenter out of pocket
Should be fun. Challenging, but fun. Once again I’ll be asking friends to help out with production and equipment, as I did with the first pilot, but I’ve already bought the game in question and it should arrive in the next few days. Exciting!
If you haven’t done so already, watch the pilot, and if you like it please consider pledging a few bucks to help make the full season a reality. World of Warcraft and Batman: Arkham Asylum voice actor Dino Andrade has thrown his weight behind the project, agreeing to send signed pictures of his various characters to anyone who pledges $50 or higher. Thank you.
I don’t often ask this, but if you could please reblog this post (or otherwise help spread the word) that’d be just super-duper. Thanks to everyone who has supported this project so far.