"Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example."
— Mark Twain

The Soldier (Unplugged) – A Tribute

Enjoy this video tribute to our brave men and women in uniform around the world.  Please share the Youtube link so we can help raise more awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project, a noble cause if there ever was one.  This is a great re-use of our 2003 semi-unplugged version of The Soldier, one of …

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Collaborating on Black ICE

I am an avid video gamer, and love games of all types.  I do have a particular interest in historical war and strategy games, though.  And in my view, there are few finer than Paradox Interactive’s 2009 release of Hearts of Iron III for the PC.  An instant classic in my view. I won’t go …

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Startup Lessons from CCP – EVE Online Style

About five or six years ago, when I was running PlayMotion, the good folks at IBM hosted a really cool dinner for a handful of gaming-industry CEOs here in Atlanta.  It was a fairly intimate evening, with about 6 or 7 of us.   What wasn’t to like?  A swanky free meal, and a chance to …

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Failplans Stop Here – Part 5: Elevator Pitch

In the last installment, we covered deal tags. Now, moving up a level, we’re going to visit our old friend, the elevator pitch. Ah yes, the proverbial elevator pitch. Despite the name, elevator pitches are generally not delivered in an elevator. Frankly, let’s be honest here. It would be pretty damned weird to be on an elevator with someone and have them just start randomly pitching you on their deal.

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