Jackson Fish Market
Posted on July 2, 2008 by hillel on Branded Software, Video Games

Behold the 4th dimension!

Video gaming has always been a hobby of mine, and though I don’t delve into the game world as much these days, I still get excited about the different news items that pop up from time to time. I’m particularly keen on old games making a comeback on new systems, although I generally like the […]

Posted on February 20, 2008 by hillel on Design, Video Games

Blue Mars

I’m not a huge Second Life fan or detractor. Mostly I’m annoyed that what seems like such a cool opportunity is marred by a horrible user experience and downright ugly graphics. Maybe Blue Mars (based on the Kim Stanley Robinson novel I’m guessing) is the answer. Gorgeous, but with steep hardware requirements to accompany it. […]

Posted on January 30, 2008 by hillel on Companies We Admire, Video Games

Little Wing Pinball

In the early ’90s, way before all this crazy internet stuff, we still would get excited about new client software (I still do actually), and there were a series of games for the Mac (and Windows too now) that occupied our hearts and sapped our productivity for some time — Little Wing Pinball. Crystal Caliburn, […]

Posted on January 28, 2008 by hillel on Video Games

The Smurfs on Colecovision

It’s amazing how your memory can play tricks on you. In 1982 I was heading into the 8th grade and my console videogame experience was limited to my Atari 2600 and glimpses of Intellivision at other people’s houses and being hawked by the John Hodgman of the day. But then I saw the ColecoVision which […]