Alright lads, time for a rant. I´ve worked in the games industry for nearly 6 years now and I have been part of some big companies and titles. Players still complain about the likes of EA a lot for example. EA has been titled as “greedy”, “money hungry bastards” or “rip off” by gamers across the world … More Steam – Grab that money and run!
2017 is a crucial year for elections in some of the biggest European countries and as many of you know, the prospects look somewhat concerning. After Britain has already voted to leave the EU there are also the anti-EU parties Front National in France or the AfD in Germany on the rise. If they get … More Antifa – A tale about cowards with sticks and stones
I was a gamer already early on in my life on DOS, Windows 3.11 and 95, Game Boy and Super Nintendo. I played the crap out of games like Doom, Stunts, Interstate 76, Anno 1602 and others together with my friends but never did it cross my mind that working for a games company was an … More My long way into the games industry (part 1)
As you may or may not know, I came from Ireland to Sweden around 6 months ago after I quit my job at the computer games publisher Electronic Arts. The thumbnail pic of this article, that´s my wife and I on the day we arrived here. We had planned on moving country and settled on … More Stockholm chronicles part 24: A fresh start
This´ll be a rant because I´m pretty angry. I know, I know… If you move to a country you have to try and fit in, accept the culture and habits etc. etc.. I live abroad since 5 years now, so I´m quite clear on that. However, there is one thing that goes way too far. … More Stockholm Chronicles part 23: Goodbye, Privacy
A few weeks ago out cat Lovis (the one with the smokey fur) thought she could make a 2 meter jump while playing. Turns out, it wasn´t such a good idea and she crashed into the wall and fell onto a violin that stood next to our couch. By doing so she popped he left … More Stockholm chronicles part 22: Knee surgery for our kitten
Before I begin: Congratulations to Donald Trump on winning this democratic election. There has been an insane uproar on all of my social media feeds about the election in the states. It seems that over night the perception of the whole world has changed. First of all: I am not happy that Trump is President. … More The U.S. elections – President Trump