Social Issues

Skin Deep

This is the (slightly edited version of an) email I sent to Lucy Morris as a response to her open call for people of colour to share their experiences. This is for her upcoming game project, Skin Deep. (Original design document) As a fellow game designer, I also peppered this…


Coming Out Simulator 2014

Maybe it's a need to tell my personal story. Maybe I wanted to make an artsy narrative game. Maybe it's narcissism. But either way, the #Nar8 Game Jam finally gave my an excuse (and a deadline) to create my semi-autobiographical storygame, Coming Out Simulator 2014! Here's how it all went…


No One Is Pro-Malaria

"Well, on my floating city, we'd all be socialist." We were on a field trip to hear people from various non-profits speak. We heard speakers from Wikimedia, GiveWell, Potential Energy... and the controversial Seasteading Institute. If you don't know, seasteading is the idea of building floating city-states out in the…