The Joy of Making Things

I enjoy stories. Many years ago I stumbled upon the realisation that, since I enjoy stories, perhaps I would enjoy making them too. I did.

I enjoy games. I am now at a point where I am considering that, since I enjoy games, perhaps I will enjoy making them too.

Stories are for many things. For me they are sometimes about discovery or escape or explosive emotional payoffs. The best stories are for people mostly.

Games are for many things. For me they are sometimes about discovery or escape or challenge. The best games are for people mostly.

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Time to look up!

Our first assignment was to GTFOutside and find something in the night sky. I had big plans to use my larger camera and long exposures over the weekend but alas I was struck with a terrible fever and going outside became a very bad idea.

So I resorted to ‘taking a quick snap’ with my phone on the only clear night that was left to me. The first trouble was of course finding something in the sky. With NYC’s light pollution and tall buildings everywhere it was tough to see more than one or two faint spots. The second trouble was when my phone told me to move back to improve focus, which was dumb; how can I move back from the sky?

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