Month: March 2008

  • Rock Paper Scissors is live!

    After some helpful comments, Rock Paper Scissors Infinity is now live! Rock Paper Scissors Infinity is a massively multiplayer matching game. Honestly, the best way to experience it is to just go look at it. And play with it, so it grows, of course. From the about page: By playing this massively multiplayer game, you […]

  • Real-Life Spam

    Well, the house just received 30 identical looking standard-size envelopes, none of which were addressed to any of us. Most of them were weird variations of either Phillip Van Stone (18) or Andrew Collins (9). I opened one for “Mike ColinManing”, which I assumed I couldn’t get prosecuted for since it obviously wasn’t a real […]

  • Blobjects are fun!

    Blobject? A photo from a research project I’m working on.

  • Mimicry-Afforded Gesture Instruction

    I was exploring techniques to teach novel gesture interaction “in the moment”. The alternative is to have the user learn everything interaction up front, or to have a large toolbar that takes up screen real estate. I created a concept video that showed me working on a multi-touch tabletop I was using “for the first […]

  • The Improv Show

    I was part of the Kingston-based “The Improv Show” from 2003-2008. I was picked up right out of high school, and ended as Artistic Director. The goal of the troupe has always been to push the possibilities of improvisation, leaning towards ‘open’ games that develop an interesting story, rather than performing for immediate humour. Pictured […]

  • Rock Paper Scissors Infinity

    Rock Paper Scissors is something I conceived a in September 2007 when I was staring tiredly at some lined paper in the middle of an 8:30 class. It can be best described as an interactive, growing, database of rock paper scissors-style plays authored by the players which I have no control over. Please, come in […]

  • The Deviants

    The Deviants was my second theatrical project with Critical Stage Theatre Co. I held even more hats this time as actor, set designer, writer (on of three) and various production roles. We also worked on some elements of the design with the Digital Media division of the Rhode Island School of Design. Here is an […]