Board Game Mechanics and Kickstarter

Over the weekend I generated quite a few notes and schemas on possible game mechanics that could form part of Valley of Wings which not only impact gameplay but are also helping to flesh out the…


Lego pop-up buildings

The mighty Lego bricks have spawned oh so many wondrous pieces of design and here is another that is sure to make you gasp. Here are two videos showing the work of talapz who created these…


Valley of Wings - Board Game Inspiration List

With more and more thinking about how to translate the world and narrative of my Moth and Butterfly world to a board game - - I have been looking (too much) at a range of games that would…


Petchkovski 3D print art

There is something extra groovy that technology now allows more easily than ever before, bringing digital thinking and models into the real world as unique prints using very cool new 3D printer…


Small World

With Tuesday GAMENIGHT being super fun over the last few months, I thought it was worth a mini review of Small World that has dominated our play sessions - we just cant stop. Days of Wonder are…


Unity, Butterflies and Moths

The shiny new Unity 4 engine is poised to be released and we have the first demo of the new capabilities in the form of The Butterfly Effect short film. Passion Pictures have teamed up with Unity to…


Media Leviticity Scale

While I have been working through options and scenarios for a Valley of Wings board game (Moths vs Butterflies world) one of the key decisions is how light/comical the mood should be. This idea of a…


Groovy new RMIT Building

Universities are often great places for exciting pieces of architecture to spawn because of their more adventurous nature and their ability to use buildings as advertising of their research and…


Moths, Butterflies and Board Game Destiny

Since I/we have been playing many more board games over the last two months and having a heap of fun doing so. I have been thinking about porting over the Moths vs Butterflies realm to a board game…


Win8 progress and the ASUS TAICHI

I have the release copy of Windows 8 running on my HP 2760p and it is a little cleaner again than the previous iterations. I still have 'issues' with how the machine handles Win8 in tablet mode - so…