The ABCs of Getting a Job in Game Development

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on August 18, 2014
The ABCs of Getting a Job in Game Development

“Do what you love.” And if you’re like most professionals in the game industry, you want to work with games because you love playing them. Game development jobs are competitive – you’ll need the right skills, experience, education, and knowledge to break into the industry. Photo Credit: DarthNick via Compfight cc Here is an overview …Read more

Buying a Gaming Keyboard? Read This First.

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on March 24, 2014
Buying a Gaming Keyboard? Read This First.

Computer gaming is here to stay, and the technology you use to play those games can make or break your fun. Gaming keyboards are an essential part of the computer gaming experience. You don’t need to be a hardcore gamer to make the most of a good keyboard – and if you know what’s important …Read more

How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on January 13, 2014
How to Get an Epic Win on Your Gamer New Year’s Resolution (or any resolution, really)

It’s that time of year again. New year’s resolutions. A clean slate brings newfound hope—we imagine our ideal self: healthier, smarter, kinder, wealthier. Read more books. Lose more weight. Wake up earlier. I’ll let you in on a little secret: the older I get, the more I enjoy the refreshed optimism of new year’s. Like …Read more

Geeky Video Game Pumpkin Stencils and How To Carve Them

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on October 10, 2013
Geeky Video Game Pumpkin Stencils and How To Carve Them

You don’t need to be a natural-born artist to carve amazing Halloween pumpkins! Here are 10 geeky video game pumpkin stencils and instructions on how to carve them like an expert. How to carve a pumpkin Step 1: Gut your pumpkin and collect your supplies The most beautiful pumpkin carving photos in the world were …Read more

Gaming Skills: Remodel your kitchen with 3D modeling

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on July 31, 2013
Gaming Skills: Remodel your kitchen with 3D modeling

We love playing games for many reasons. I love being inspired by the strong female characters. In fact, I’m so inspired that I learned how to create costumes to portray them at conventions. This got me thinking: what other skills have people learned thanks to games? How have people taken their passions offline? What creations …Read more

How to Change Any Bad Habit Using Game Mechanics

Posted by Lauren Hall-Stigerts on May 6, 2013
How to Change Any Bad Habit Using Game Mechanics

“If only I could read through all the books I own.” “If only I could get more work done in less time.” “If only I could lose weight.” Yup, those sound familiar. Sometimes it feels impossible to make a change. The good news is that I’ve done the research on how it can be easier. …Read more

How to get Flash for Android, Without Rooting

Posted by Conor Murphy on February 14, 2013
How to get Flash for Android, Without Rooting

Trouble getting Flash working on your Android device? That’s because Flash is no longer being supported on Android phones and tablets. HTML5 beat out Adobe Flash in the mobile war last August when the company said it was ceasing development of Flash for mobile devices. To make matter worse, the Flash plugin was removed from the Google Play …Read more

Video Games and Computer Performance

Posted by Conor Murphy on May 12, 2012
Video Games and Computer Performance

If you're an avid computer game player, you've probably run across one that slows down your computer. You'll notice it's a little more difficult to run other programs when you have a game running, and the game itself might get choppy or even shut down.Read more

How to Write Better Forum Posts to Up Your Game

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 15, 2011
How to Write Better Forum Posts to Up Your Game

Did you know nearly half a million of our fans have contributed over 3 million posts to over 150,000 discussions in our forums? We’ve all watched as today’s social media craze has captured the world, but did you know much of the groundwork for such person-to-person interaction was laid by website forums? Many people prefer …Read more

How to Find Games to Play in a Whole New Way

Posted by Conor Murphy on August 6, 2011
How to Find Games to Play in a Whole New Way

Releasing A New Game Every Day ™ isn’t without it’s challenges. With such a large catalog of games, we have many games that are great fun to play, but hard to discover because new games are coming out all the time. It’s easy enough to pick the type of gameplay you like (Match 3, Marble …Read more