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Big Fish Getting Bigger

I’ve received a LOT of email, social media contacts, texts, and more over the last two days asking about the just-announced Microsoft acquisition of Activision. For those who may not be aware, Sierra (Roberta’s and my company) was acquired by...
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Zooming Up A New Engineer

Today was a rough day on the project. My problems started a few days ago when a newly hired engineer left the project. He had spun up to speed quickly and I had great plans for how to use him....
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Hall of Fame!

Roberta wins a Hall of Fame award! The Consumer Technology Association had an awards event in New York last night and gave Roberta a Hall of Fame award. Congratulations to Roberta!  A quick update on the game I started the...
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Engineer Wanted

I am looking for a junior level Unity software engineer.First the bad news: It's a contract position with poor hourly pay, and no benefits. I haven't raised any money for the project and don't plan to. I have no budget for the...
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No game yet, but we have a T-Shirt

Marcus, who is working with me on the game, is attending a Vintage Computer fair on the east coast this weekend. He quickly had some T-Shirts printed to show off our new logo and to use as hand-outs at the...
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A visit to Oakhurst, where it all started

Once upon a time, in a land far far away (Oakhurst, Ca), there lived a young couple who made a computer game called Mystery House.  The game sold SO WELL that the phone started ringing off the hook with calls...