Now Playing: Heaven’s Vault, Switch Edition

In this month’s Now Playing, I take a much-belated look at Heaven’s Vault: Switch edition from inkle Studios, which was released on January 28, 2021. Heaven’s Vault is a narrative exploration game set in the Nebula, a region of space filled with waterways interconnecting diverse moons, thus allowing those adventurous enough to acquire a ship…

Post Schedule Update

Hi folks! Thank you for reading this blog. I really appreciate the support. In my very first post, I outlined what this blog was going to be about, and I think at the time it could be best summarized as “a little bit of everything that delights me,” including cooking, video games, bugs, science, creative…

Combining Narrative Process and Art Design

Until my friends and I put our tabletop games studio on hiatus due to COVID and other shenanigans, I was part of a team focused on creating a sci-fi deck building game with a strong narrative component. Set in a far future world where corporations dictate almost every aspect of humanity, part of the player’s…